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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...

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Authors: Sumaya Hashim , Lucia Naldi and Magdalena Markowska

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...

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Authors: Alfredo De Massis , Elisa Conz and Peter Lamb

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...

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Author: Claudia Binz Astrachan

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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Author: Ludvig Levasseur

To Attract Crowdfunding, Mystify Them With Your Logo

It’s been well documented that the design of a label or logo can play a big role in shaping what people think of a brand  and whether they buy (Luffarelli et al., 2018; Stamatogiannakis et Read More...

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Authors: Ammara Mahmood , Jonathan Luffarelli and Mudra Mukesh

How Older Family Businesses Can Keep the Magic Going

Many family businesses grow and thrive in the first generation because of the passion and commitment of their founders. Successive generations often don’t share that same level of dedication, and Read More...

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Authors: Sabine Rau , Sabrina Schell and Arndt Werner

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: What They're Made of and How They Work

The success of any new business depends in part on the environment that surrounds it. In the same way that healthy plants depend on the soil and climate around them, new businesses depend on a Read More...

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Author: Ben Spigel

How Quickly Should Entrepreneurs Pursue Opportunities? Insights from the Mining Industry

  History is filled with stories about people who lament that they passed too quickly on an opportunity that later hit it big, or that stayed too long with a losing enterprise. Entrepreneurs, Read More...

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Author: Dean Shepherd

'Home Field Advantage' Works in Business as well as Baseball

Entrepreneurs with great ideas often feel they must pull up stakes and move to a region that is known as a hub for their specific industry.  But research that we published in 2012 suggests that Read More...

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Authors: Olav Sorenson and Michael S. Dahl