Imagine this: You are at work and your brother is arguing with your sister in the office. They are causing a scene, and when you walk up, they try to get you to pick sides. In addition, you are their boss and you have several non-family employees watching to see how you deal with the situation.
What do you do? Do you pick sides and engage in the argument? Do you pull them in your office and discipline them? What you choose to do will significantly impact the way your non-family employees view you, your family relationships and your company's bottom line.
If you are not sure how to manage this tricky situation, here are a few tips on how to manage family in a family business.