The Potential Downside of Having Non-Family Board Members

The video summarizes our findings, and you can download our research paper here.  Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Alfredo De Massis

Family Firms Can Optimize Women's Strengths

familybusiness.org Editor Kimberly Eddleston, Rania Labaki, Director of the EDHEC Family Business Research Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Part-Time Business in Retirement

You need to research and make a plan” for your new business, says Philip Phan, a professor at the Johns Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

How to Fix Succession Conflicts Stemming From Complicated Families

It’s based on our study of what other researchers have found and on our interviews with 13 members of Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Leona Rethmann and Nadine Kammerlander

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in a Family Business

familybusiness.org Editor Kimberly Eddleston, Giovanna Campopiano of Lancaster University talks about her research Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

The Biggest Mistakes Family Businesses Make With Their Boards

Family business researcher, lecturer, and advisor Claudia Binz Astrachan has studied first-hand how effective Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

The New Family Business Powerhouses: Wives and Moms

We were interested in understanding these women, not just collecting data points, so our research revolved Read More...

Category: Practice Insight

Author: Amy Hart Clyne

A Family Firm Can Be Both an Innovator and a Great Place to Work

Yet research by Kammerlander and van Essen (2017)has shown that family firms are among the most innovative Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Emanuela Rondi , Ruth Überbacher , Leopold von Schlenk-Barnsdorf , Alfredo De Massis and Marcel Hülsbeck

International Women's Day 2023: Resources for Family Business Women

that end, EIX.org and familybusiness.org are showcasing their more than 50 articles that offer research-based Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Catherine Buday

Changing the Face of the Construction Industry

dean of the Charles Close School of Entrepreneurs at Drexel University, Bittenbender shares her insights Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Donna De Carolis