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

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

The Family Business 'Generation Gap' Can Undermine Success

this interview with Editor Kimberly Eddleston, Professor Jaskiewicz explores the insights Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Managing Emotional Minefields Within Family Businesses

Our research also found that families adopt “rules” for how to display their emotions (also known as Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Dr. Ayoosha Saleem , Francesco Barbera , Simon de Jong and Arvid Hoffmann

Diverse Boards Help Family Businesses Expand Internationally

  While some researchers have studied how boards of directors can help a family become more openminded Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Claudia Pongelli , Antonio Majocchi , Jonathan Bauweraerts , Salvatore Sciascia , Matteo Giuliano Caroli and Alain Verbeke

Family Business Succession, Innovation, and Compensation: What You Need to Know

In our research, we’ve seen that involving the next generation family members in the business’s decision-making Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and R. Adam Smith