Beyond Survival Beyond Survival, by Leon A. Danco. Cleveland, Ohio: The University Press, 1975. 187 pages, $19.95 hardcover. by Paul Hanke Beyond Survival is about management for succession, i.e., the transfer of power in a family business from its founder to competent hands that will ensure future survival. Leon Danco begins with a thumbnail sketch of the role of small entrepreneurs in the U.S. economy. He notes that 99 percent of all construction firms are in the hands of small entrepreneurs, so their success and survival are important in a broader economic context. Danco offers a portrait of the typical small-business owner. He notes that this person often fails to share his knowledge and information with subordinates, a central theme of the