Confidentiality Agreements Promote Candor in Family Business Classes
For students to share their own good and bad family experiences in a family business class, confidentiality is essential. Read More...
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Real-Life Drama: Creating a TV Series Based on a Family Business
From the "director's chair," students illustrate the challenges of the family firm, and what makes a good one. Read More...
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To Engage Business Students, Roll Out 'the Barrels'
A variation of the childhood "choose your own adventure books" improves understanding of succession planning, governance and ethics. Read More...
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Videos for the Global Family Business Community
These are challenging times for family businesses. These videos share best practices that help business owners, professors and students weather the crisis and manage what comes next. Read More...
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Design Remote Learning to Help Students Feel Connected
Done right, online teaching can help students actually engage more with their professors and with one another. Read More...
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Learn to Defend Your Family Firm
This classroom exercise helps future family firm members learn to anticipate outside threats to their business and defend it. Read More...
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