Succession Planning at Equipment Co.

How does a father choose which son should lead the family business?
Murray Low  | Spring 2011
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The founder of a successful 35-year-old company which distributes industrial equipment is preparing to retire and leave the running of the business to one or both of his two sons. However, unresolved family issues are complicating the process and have left the founder in a quandary about how to proceed with his plans. With two sons vying for the CEO position, this case asks students to decide the best course of action.

Case ID: 110401

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