'Home Field Advantage' Works in Business as well as Baseball

founder’s age, education, and marital status; and financial resources such as the founder’s household wealth Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Olav Sorenson and Michael S. Dahl

Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller

family foundations and in other ways, his descendants have dedicated themselves to channeling their wealth Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Coin Toss Game Examines Interplay of Skill and Fate

Black Wealth/White Wealth (Oliver and Shapiro 1977) is a particularly good reading for this exercise Read More...

Category: Education and Teaching

Author: Howard E. Aldrich

Worth Sharing: An Italian Entrepreneur Confronts the Crisis

I kept my worries to myself and to my two most senior managers and started working behind the scenes. Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Daniel Van Der Vliet

From Entitlement to Contribution

More Articles on Managing Relatives When Entrepreneurs Raise Entrepreneurs "There's No Birthright" and Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Robert Caldwell

The Leadership Traits Shared by Successful Entrepreneurs

I actually have an employee who is my right hand person whose title is Manager of Special Projects. Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Authors: Michael Glauser and Dan Holland

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

The Corleones of "Godfather" fame are an extreme example of a “family business.” But like many family businesses, they have a family member who is a serious hindrance to their business, is less Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

'There's No Birthright' and Other Tips for Raising Entrepreneurial Leaders

Joe Brito, the third-generation head of C.B. Utility Co. in Bristol, Rhode Island, started his career in the family business as a laborer.  He firmly believes that anybody entering their family Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Kimberly Eddleston