Experts agree that conflicts are a natural occurrence in families; they cannot be controlled or avoided; only managed. What happens when you introduce conflicts in families who belong to a family business? How do you prevent the conflicts that occur in the family from affecting the business? What if business decisions are the cause of the conflict?

Research points to some tried and tested strategies to deal with conflicts in a family business. Here you will find articles and blogs written by some of the thought leaders in the field of conflict resolution, more specifically conflict resolution in family businesses.

Ernst & Young Survey Reports:

Can embracing conflict spur positive change? – EY 2016

Harvard Business Review:

Conflicts That Plague Family Businesses

Making Better Decisions in Your Family Business

Meghan’s Blogs

Changing the Conflict Environment – The Secret Sauce to Resolving Family Differences

Managing Family Conflict With a Family Ombudsman

Managing Change & Conflict through the Task Force Process