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Dennis is a licensed psychologist and an advisor to families about family business, governance, wealth and philanthropy.
Dennis leads Wise Counsel Research's "100-Year Families" study, which has produced important findings such as Three Evolutionary Pathways, Good Fortune: Building a Hundred Year Family Enterprise, and Releasing the Potential of the Rising Generation.
He is the author of many books, including Stewardship in your Family Enterprise: Developing Responsible Family Leadership Across Generations, Working With the Ones You Love: Building a Successful Family Business, Working With Family Businesses: A Guide for Professional Advisors, as well as management books Rekindling Commitment, Getting Your Organization to Change and Take this Job and Love It, and more than a hundred management and psychology articles.
In 2005 Dennis was awarded the Beckhard Award for service to the field from the Family Firm Institute.
Dennis received his BA degree in Philosophy, MA in Management, and Ph.D. in sociology all from Yale University.