PODCAST: Family Business Succession Planning with Otis W. Baskin, PhD

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  • How do you discuss mortality among family members in planning for succession planning?
  • What is parallel planning?
  • What are some reasons that family business owners sometimes fail to “pass the baton” successfully?
Otis W. Baskin, Ph.D
Otis W. Baskin, Ph.D

This podcast interview features Otis W. Baskin, PhD, professor of management at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, where he also served as Dean from 1995- 2001. Baskin is a consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group and has worked with family-owned businesses in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle-East, and Latin America over the past 19 years. His primary expertise is in helping family businesses develop plans for leadership succession, development of next generation leaders, and family ownership/governance structures.

Baskin is the co-author of the Graziadio Business Review article, “Family Business Succession: ‘Someday This Will All be Yours’ Requires a Plan” along with Roger L. Neu, JD. Read the full-text article here.

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