How Family Firms Help Non-Family Employees Feel Like Family

Our research indicates that a proactive CSR strategy improves non-family employees’ perception of the Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Peter Jaskiewicz , Josh Hsueh , Elizabeth Tetzlaff and Giovanna Campopiano

Family Businesses: The Greener, the Better?

Here’s what our research told us about how to get the most from it: Use resources carefully and strategically Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Jonathan Bauweraerts , Unai Arzubiaga and Vanessa Diaz Moriana

Let's Get Professional: Family Firms Need HRM Practices

However, research indicates that forming and implementing these rules and practices can have a positive Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Roland Kidwell

Let the Next Generation of Family Firm Leaders Chart Their Own Path

But recent research shows that the next generation of leadership can both honor the family firm’s past Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Klaus Lüber and Nadine Kammerlander

Generative AI Can Help Family Businesses Innovate and Grow

EDITOR'S NOTE: FamilyBusiness.org Senior Editor and EIX contributor Mat Hughes spoke with leading AI researcher Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Mat Hughes and Paavo Ritala

Developing Competent Owners and Stewards for a Lasting Family Business

Ownership education may be limited because we have so little research on ownership competence and what Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Claudia Binz Astrachan

How Women Can Make it in the Ultimate Man's World

But when a daughter chooses to buck societal norms and do it on her own, as our research subjects did Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Sumaya Hashim , Lucia Naldi and Magdalena Markowska

Dealing with Inflation: Advice From the Experts

For example, as my research shows, family businesses can leverage their family’s history to establish Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Winemakers Provide Lessons on Resilience

Our qualitative research included face-to-face interviews in 2016 with leaders of 17 winemaking companies Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Alfredo De Massis , Elisa Conz and Peter Lamb

How to Launch an Intergenerational Small Business in Midlife

the past two years, she and her mom (Medley's president) honed the concept through conversations, research Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Kerry Hannon