Does it Matter if an Entrepreneur is Coachable?

Our research suggests that even very high quality coaching from successful entrepreneurs may be rejected Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Kevin Bryan and András Tilcsik

Four Things that the Best Family Business Boards Do Well

External evaluations that are deep in data and insight can greatly strengthen the board’s contribution Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Claudia Binz Astrachan , Joseph Astrachan and Hermut Kormann

Surprising reasons owners exit family businesses

Based on this research the following hypotheses are put forth. Hypothesis 4a. Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Authors: James Hoffman , Ritch Sorenson and Keith Brigham

Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller

In an in-person interview with EIX editor Kim Eddleston, he shared his insights about how entrepreneurs Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Women Can Help Family Firms Innovate – but Socioemotional Factors Matter

Many researchers have found that having more women in top management, such as boards of directors, can Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Jonathan Bauweraerts , Emanuela Rondi , Paola Rovelli , Alfredo De Massis and Salvatore Sciascia

'Champions' Make Diverse Spin-off Teams More Successful

teams may experience conflicts of interest and face tensions as one side focuses on the scientific research Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Kathryn Kloepfer , Roland Kidwell and Kevin Cox

How 'Job Creators' Think

trait-based research which has a problematic history (see, e.g. Read More...

Category: Theory and Research

Authors: Keith Brigham , Ron Mitchell and Jeff Stambaugh

Understand Your Family Firm's Core Strengths and Weaknesses

While it’s popular to say that every family firm is unique, as a researcher I take issue with the idea Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Thomas Zellweger

Women Entrepreneurs Have Limited Chances to Lead Their New Businesses

Yang and I wanted to explain gender inequality in new businesses because previous research has mostly Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Howard E. Aldrich

Team Exercise: How Parenting Styles Affect The Next Generation

In this exercise, teams of students are required to research a parenting style and provide examples of Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Isabel C Botero