Kenneth Kaye

For selected articles aimed at business family members, click here.

For selected articles aimed at advisers and consultants to family firms, click here.

You can browse the contents of Ken’s books online:


The Dynamics of
Family Business:

Building Trust &
Resolving Conflict
(2005)


Workplace Wars:
Turning Personal
Conflict into
Productive Teamwork
(1994)



Family Rules:
Raising Responsible
Children
(Updated edition)
(2005)


Trust Me:
Helping our
Young Adults
Financially
(2009)

Complete list of Ken’s published articles about family business dynamics.
Favorite family business novels and films
Recommended titles on the human capital in family business:

Patricia Annino, Thomas Davidow, et al., Women in Family Business: What Keeps You Up at Night?
Randall Carlock and John Ward, Strategic Planning for the Family Business: Parallel Planning to Unite the Family and Business
Mike Cohn and Jayne Pearl, Keep or Sell Your Business: How to Make the Decision Every Private Company Faces
Charles Collier, Wealth in Families
Alan Crosbie, Don’t Leave It to the Children: Starting, Building and Sustaining a Family Business
Dean Fowler, Love, Power and Money: Family Business Between Generations
Kelin Gersick, John Davis, Marion McCollom Hampton, and Ivan Lansberg, Generation to Generation: Life Cycles of the Family Business
Fredda Herz Brown, ed., Reweaving the Family Tapestry: A Multigenerational Approach to Families
Jane Hilburt-Davis and Gibb Dyer, Consulting to Family Businesses: Contracting, Assessment, and Implementation
Edwin and Colette Hoover, Getting Along in Family Business
Jay Hughes, Family Wealth–Keeping It in the Family
Dennis Jaffe, Working With The Ones You Love
Kenneth Kaye, The Dynamics of Family Business
Ivan Lansberg, Succeeding Generations: Realizing the Dream of Families in Business
Ruth McClendon and Les Kadis, Reconciling Relationships and Preserving the Family Business: Tools for Success
Kate Mulholland, Class, Gender and the Family Business
William O’Hara, Centuries of Success: Lessons from the World’s Most Enduring Family Businesses
Ernesto Poza, Smart Growth: Critical Choices for Family Business Continuity
John Ward, Perpetuating The Family Business: 50 Lessons Learned from Long Lasting, Successful Families in Business
Recommended titles on children and money:

Arthur and Rose Bochner, The New Totally Awesome Business Book for Kids, Third Edition
Janet Bodnar, Raising Money Smart Kids
Eileen and Jon Gallo, Silver Spoon Kids: How Successful Parents Raise Responsible Children
Joline Godfrey, Raising Financially Fit Kids
Neale Godfrey and Tad Richards, Money Still Doesn’t Grow on Trees: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Financially Responsible Teenagers and Young Adults
Nancy Holyoke, A Smart Girl’s Guide to Money
Kenneth Kaye, Family Rules: Raising Responsible Children
Kenneth Kaye with Nick Kaye, Trust Me: Helping Our Young Adults Financially  [ALSO AVAILABLE AS eBOOK, $6 here]
Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter, Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens
Richard Morris and Jayne Pearl, Kids, Wealth,and Consequences
Suze Orman, The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
Jeff Opdyke, The Wall Street Journal Personal Finance Workbook
Jayne Pearl, Kids and Money
Family Foundations: I highly recommend the book by Paul Brest and Hal Harvey,  Money Well Spent (2010), to all families who want to be effective in their philanthropic giving.