Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends

Our findings reveal that although women, on average, receive larger loans from family and close friends Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

The New Family Business Powerhouses: Wives and Moms

Through nurturing, trusting, caring, and supportive relationships, female family leaders influenced and Read More...

Category: Practice Insight

Author: Amy Hart Clyne

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in a Family Business

Despite decades of striving and some progress, women still face a glass ceiling in many tradition-bound family Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Women on Family Business Boards Shun Layoffs

  Prioritizing Relationships and Reputations At family-controlled firms, female directors have the Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Jessenia Davila , Luis Gomez-Mejia , Fernando Muñoz-Bullon and Maria J. Sanchez-Bueno

Daughters are Taking Over Family Businesses

Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, the Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange.) Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Chris Farrell

Female Advisors Can Help Family Businesses

The best family business consultants and center directors bring the whole of themselves to the family Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Devina Raithatha

She Always Gives Her All to the Family Firm -- but He Follows the Leader

The employees included a mix of non-family members and family members, including sons and daughters, Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Kristen Madison

Why Women CEOs Offer Family Businesses an Entrepreneurial Advantage

A CEO who supports entrepreneurship is important to both family and nonfamily business success. Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Franz Kellermanns