Crossing the crisis – first results

The first results of the study "COVID-19: Best Practices in Family Businesses", which was conducted by IFERA, are presented in this summary.


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J.D. Neuhaus: Hoists and Cranes Engineered for Extremes over Seven Generations

"J.D. Neuhaus: Hoists and Cranes Engineered for Extremes over Seven Generations" - Anne K. Heider and Wilfried Neuhaus-Galladé (J.D.NEUHAUS GmbH & Co.KG) presented this case study at the Hénokiens Family...


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What really matters to family entrepreneurs?

In the main part of this anniversary publication, we present the results of a new WIFU study on the current situation of family businesses in Germany. We asked members of...


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Behavioral and Cultural Aspects of German Family Firms Internationalizing to China and India

Language, Culture, Network: Only those who take such specific circumstances into account will become established in foreign markets. For that purpose, economic efficiency is only one of the various factors...


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The Friedr. Schwarze GmbH & Co. KG

In this case study the longlivity of the over 350-year-old family business Friedr. Schwarze GmbH & Co. KG is analyzed. The aim is to explore, get to know, reflect, understand,...


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Shareholder Competence in family businesses

The purpose of the study at hand which is unique and the first of its kind in Germany is to highlight these important issues and underline the tremendous value which...


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