COVID-19 calls into sharp focus the need for creative and responsive leadership in family businesses. At no time has good governance been more important than when a business is in a crisis mode.

To help family businesses navigate these challenging times, we recommend an article from the May 2020 Harvard Business Review by Devin DeCiantis and Ivan Lansberg on "Crisis Governance."

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