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To Encourage Innovation, Tap the Next Generation of Leaders
In these times of change and uncertainty, one thing is still certain: product-service innovation remains the lifeblood of family firms. Without innovating, pioneering competitors will make existing Read More...
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Measuring the Financial Impact of Family Businesses on the US Economy
Those of us who work with family businesses are so familiar with these numbers that we often cite them without considering the source or the attribution. In the United States: Family businesses Read More...
Succession: Don't Assume Your First-Born is the Anointed One
  Succession is a defining moment in all family businesses, and making the right choice about who is going to be the next CEO can be critical to survival. Tradition, previous choices, and Read More...
Startup Employees Take a Hit Financially
People choose jobs for many reasons: location, learning opportunities, coworkers, and corporate culture. But pay also matters for most: not just what a job offers initially but also what it might Read More...
Playing the Succession Game to Ensure Family Business Continuity
By Shital Jayantilal, Silvia Ferreira Jorge and Tomas M. Banegil Palacios Family businesses are especially conflict-prone, since sibling rivalry and other emotional undercurrents sometimes cloud Read More...
Community Organizations Offer Resources for Entrepreneurs
  Community organizations are an important – and somewhat overlooked – locus of entrepreneurship training. Many non-profit organizations that help communities across the United States and Read More...
How Women Can Make it in the Ultimate Man's World
More women around the world are launching their own companies, especially as the pandemic has displaced many of them from corporate work. These women already face more hurdles than men do in Read More...
Winemakers Provide Lessons on Resilience
Like old vineyards that still produce great wines, older family businesses thrive across many generations developing resilient responses in the face of competition, market shifts and family Read More...
Research Reveals How Business Families Have Coped With COVID-19
For this research, we surveyed over 1,000 family businesses around the world, with the objective to identify the most effective measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. What sets our research Read More...
Studying Entrepreneurship With Mixed Methods
Broadly speaking, entrepreneurship researchers have primarily collected and analyzed data that are either “quantitative” (i.e., based on numbers/figures) or “qualitative” (i.e., based on Read More...

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