Weston Nurseries, Inc. (A)

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


To learn the extent to which things can gradually go astray in a multigeneration family business, given the differing education and personalities of succeeding leaders. Also, to see the advantages of nonfamily board members' perspectives and how to influence and add value as a board member to a struggling family business engaging in a leadership power struggle.



Ward, J. and Colton, B. (2017), "Weston Nurseries, Inc. (A)", Kellogg School of Management Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.kellogg.2016.000409

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