Advising the Family Firm: Opening Pandora's Box (B)
Supplement to case W18173. This supplementary case set follows a family business advisory team over the course of roughly three months, as they develop an action plan to guide the succession of the family business to the next generation. The cases elucidate the harm that an inexperienced advising team can unintentionally inflict and cover issues of family firm advising, transition planning, and family dynamics. This case is intended to be used with "Advising The Family Firm: Opening Pandora's Box (A)," 9B18M047. "Advising The Family Firm: Opening Pandora's Box (A)" should be assigned prior to class. "Advising The Family Firm: Opening Pandora's Box (B)" should be distributed in class following discussion of the (A) case. Vanessa M. Strike is affiliated with University of British Columbia.