Thought Leader Dennis Jaffe: What the Best Family Businesses Get Right

He is a family business fellow at the Cornell Johnson College of Business, Senior Research Fellow at Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

How Family Businesses Survive Unexpected ‘Wild Cards’

We dedicated our research to better understanding where this superior skill in playing the wild cards Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Wojciech Czakon , Monika Hajdas and Joanna Radomska

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

Other research has shown that leaders can have a role in inspiring this devotion, especially when they Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Kristen Madison

What Olivetti Style Teaches Us About Lasting Aesthetic Legacy

A Focus on the Subliminal Previous management research assumes that legacy is recognizable on the basis Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Peter Trümmel , Vittoria Magrelli and Alfredo De Massis

Firm But Flexible Parents Raise the Best Family Business Leaders

Our research clearly showed that parenting matters in raising effective family business CEOs and thus Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston , Kristen Shanine and Kristen Madison

Advice for Non-Family Executives in Family Businesses

In this discussion, Sorenson shares his insights about how non-family executives can navigate complex Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Ritch Sorenson

Family CEO Burnout: How to Prevent, Recognize and Deal With It

Prior research has identified a range of factors that contribute to burnout, such as a lack of positive Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Lars B. Sonderegger , Claudia Binz Astrachan and Joseph Astrachan

Thriving or Trapped in the Family Business?

genetic lottery hands us at birth, our personal and our professional experiences should result in new insights Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Michael Klein