Family Emotions Can Drive Business Decisions

But our research into the inner workings of family firms shows that positive and negative emotions – Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Rania Labaki and Fabian Bernhard

Encouraging Family Business Members to Go the Extra Mile

Researchers from Northeastern University, University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Florida Atlantic Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston , Franz Kellermanns and Roland Kidwell

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

Which Kinds of Workers Leave Family Firms?

Building on what other researchers have found, we sought to compare non-family blue-collar and white-collar Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Franz Kellermanns , Nicole Gottschalck and Christina Guenther

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

How to Keep Remote Workers Inspired and Engaged

My own research has revealed that remote workers often feel “out-of-sight and out-of-mind,” and feel Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jay Mulki

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

Future Family Business Owners Can Learn to Manage Conflict

  It is based on our own research about how conflict affects owners of small to medium sized businesses Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Ritch Sorenson

Family Firms Can Optimize Women's Strengths

familybusiness.org Editor Kimberly Eddleston, Rania Labaki, Director of the EDHEC Family Business Research Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

The Biggest Mistakes Family Businesses Make With Their Boards

Family business researcher, lecturer, and advisor Claudia Binz Astrachan has studied first-hand how effective Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston