Developing responsible owners in family business

  (Smith Lanier) Introduction Management and organization research and education typically focus Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Torsten Pieper and Joseph Astrachan

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

What All Family Businesses Can Learn From the Merck Family

Research has shown that families benefit from investing in these capabilities at an earlier stage and Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Tom Rüsen , Claudia Binz Astrachan and Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp

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

Green Giant: Grocer Scott Nash on Organic Growth

; A self-described former "juvenile delinquent" and fearless poker player, Scott Nash shares his insights Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Dave Feldman

The 'Fredo Factor:' How Deadbeats and Troublemakers Hurt Family Businesses

Research also explains how adult children’s relationship and bonds with parents spill into the working Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

To Engage Business Students, Roll Out 'the Barrels'

Marge then researched various business and leadership consultants in the area and contacted the best Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Authors: Whitney Peake and Teran Sundy

How Family Business Leaders Can Encourage Both Devotion and Performance

Our recent research has shown that a balanced approach encourages employees to honor the needs of the Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Roland Kidwell and Kathryn Kloepfer

The Leadership Traits Shared by Successful Entrepreneurs

This paper is based on a research process used by social anthropologists while investigating a new cultural Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Michael Glauser and Dan Holland