Fri., May 10, 2013 7:55am (EDT)

WORKING: Family Business
By Joshua Stewart
Updated: 11 months ago

ATLANTA  —  
Some families are taking the management structures and efficiencies developed at work and using them to make family life work more smoothly. Brandon Smith explores that idea and why it makes sense for many families. (Photo Courtesy of Muriel Miralles de Sawicki via stock.xchng.)
Some families are taking the management structures and efficiencies developed at work and using them to make family life work more smoothly. Brandon Smith explores that idea and why it makes sense for many families. (Photo Courtesy of Muriel Miralles de Sawicki via stock.xchng.)
The days of leaving work at work are mostly gone. For some families, thought, that’s not all bad.

They take some of the management structures and efficiencies developed on the job and use them to manage family life, too.

Brandon Smith explores that idea and why it makes sense for many families.

Brandon Smith teaches about leadership, communication, and workplace culture at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. More of his advice is on his blog and at theworkplacetherapist.com. While you’re there, ask him your workplace or career question. We might use your question on a future radio segment.