Family Business Magazine Article:
Dr. Pendergast co-authored an article in the current issue of Family Business Magazine discussing the multiple factors that complicate the selection of a new leader in family-owned companies.
From the article:
"Issues of founder mortality, the perception that the CEO and brand are inseparable, and assumptions about future roles of family members all intertwine, leading overwhelmed company leaders to delay or ignore succession planning."Click here to go to the article on Family Business Magazine's website.