Research-Based Advice for Family Businesses: Our 10 Best-Read Articles

One important source of advice is based on research: rigorous studies that analyze what truly works at Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Mat Hughes

Do Family Meals Fuel Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses?

  Although this debate may never be fully settled, a recent study offers some interesting insight Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

What If a Hedge Fund Invests in my Family Business?

While other researchers have studied how individual ownership types (like families) impact firm-level Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Matthias G. Leute , Yannick Bammens , Martin Carree and Jolien Huybrechts

One Family, Multiple Businesses: Preserving Harmony and Profits

this interview with FamilyBusiness.org Editor Kimberly Eddleston, Professor Rania Labaki shared insights Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

How Family Firms Can Ensure Being Sustainable Pays Off

As family firm researchers, we were particularly interested in the question of whether family firms that Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Adrian Stutz , Sabrina Schell and Andreas Hack

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

Using AI to Grow Your Family Business

Innovating Without Hallucinating: Making AI Your Partner in Creativity This article summarizes key insights Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Mat Hughes and David Townsend

A Family's Non-Financial Values Shape Its Sustainability Strategy

Based on a survey of 186 Italian family firms, a review of their company archives, and secondary research Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Josh Hsueh , Alfredo De Massis and Luis Gomez-Mejia

From Solo to Team: Helping Siblings Maintain Your Valuable Outside Relationships

Here are some of the other key insights from our research Two Types of Successors: Insider and Outsider Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Luis Cisneros , Bérangère Deschamps and Sebastien Geindre