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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

How to Build a Family Business Portfolio: Your Location Matters

From many years of studying this topic, reviewing what other researchers have found, and talking to practitioners Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Philipp Sieger , Naveed Akhter and Francesco Chirico

Better Let Your Brother Do It: Men Are Still Preferred in CEO Successions

We studied what many other researchers have found and did our own research, through telephone interviews Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Jan-Philipp Ahrens , Melania Riefolo , Annegret Hauer and Katharina Siegert

Succession, Money, and Relationships Were Top-10 Topics in 2023

this goal, we are building a platform where expert scholars, advisors and practitioners can share insights Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and Kimberly Eddleston

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

How to Encourage Devotion Among Nonfamily Employees

  We know from research that people are most motivated when three conditions are present: they identify Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Josep Llach , Valeriano Sanchez-Famoso and Dr. Sharon M. Danes

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

Perceptions of Family Firms Vary by Country: Why This Matters

Research shows that family businesses enjoy numerous reputational benefits in their relationships with Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Philipp Jaufenthaler , Oliver Koll , Reinhard Prügl and Maximilian Lude

Unforeseen Crisis Made These Family Businesses Stronger

However, our research also revealed a silver lining: External shocks motivated the family firms to reckon Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Rebecca Alguera Kleine , Bingbing Ge and Alfredo De Massis

Family Firms May Need More Legal Advice Than They Think

  However, our research showed that family business owners often underutilize the legal instruments Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Kajsa Haag , Hanna Almlöf , Marina Madsen and Mette Neville