About the Author
Eric Flamholtz is president of Management Systems Consulting Corporation, which he co-founded in 1978. He is also professor emeritus at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he teaches in various executive education programs. His current professional interest is in leveraging the frameworks and methodology that he developed, tested, validated, and successfully applied in many companies around the world. Throughout his career, he has helped clients such as Starbucks, Simon Properties (originally a family business and owners of Mall of America), and PowerBar (originally a family business) become leaders in their space. He is co-author of Building Family Business Champions, which was published by Stanford University Press in 2016.