Keanon Alderson Ph.D. is a Professor of Management at a private university in Southern California. He is a noted expert in family owned and family controlled companies. He teaches a family business management course and consults with family firms. His research areas of interest are family business corporate governance, family business decision making, and family business succession. He speaks, consults, and researches on family business. His book; "Understanding the Family Business" was published in 2011 by Business Expert Press, NY. Please follow him if you would like real-time updates of his latest family business/family controlled articles.