Why Prominent Business Families Dive Into Politics

Across the world --  from Italy's Berlusconi, to the US’s Kennedy family, to Chile's Matte -- wealthy business families have not only been part of the economic elite but are also political Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Author: Marcelo Ortiz M.

Helping Next-Gens Envision Their Family Firm’s Future Success

A comprehensive and convincing vision is crucial in helping family businesses be successful over generations. However, many lectures and course exercises that prepare future leaders merely ask Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Nadine Kammerlander and Friedrich Kammerlander

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Crisis Management

Because COVID-19 had effects unlike any other crisis, crisis management research has received increased attention in the past few years. Within a few weeks, economic life was turned completely upside Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Matthias Breier , Sascha Kraus and Thomas Clauß

Family Business Succession Planning: 10 Golden Rules

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to family business succession planning. Every situation is different and every family is uniquely complex. However, some principles appear to transcend culture Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Tom Rüsen , Torsten Groth and Arist von Schlippe