Co-Leading Sibling Teams in Family Firms

Siblings - they love and sometimes hate each other. Today, more and more often they are supposed to lead the company together in family businesses. But why do some sibling...


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Managing Business Family Dynasties

This book deals with dynastic business families. Such families are characterized by a circle of owners comprising more than 50 family members, which typically face specific issues and challenges for...


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Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses

The lecture "Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses" was held by Dr. Sigrun Caspary and summarises the main factors which contribute to the longevity of Japanese family businesses.


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Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses

This presentation "Longevity of Japanese Family Businesses" was held by Dr. Sigrun Caspary. Dr. Caspary summarises the main factors which contribute to the longevity of Japanese family businesses.


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Female Successors: The Exception rather than the Rule

In family businesses, women in management positions are no longer an exception. A growing number of women entrepreneurs are able to combine family and work. But can such a breakdown...


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10 Golden Principles to Guide Your Succession Planning

There is no one-size-fits-allapproach to family business succession. Every situation is different and every family is uniquely complex. However, some principles appear to transcend culture and other succession variables –...


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Spotlight:Perception‐based supplier attributes and performance implications a multimethod exploratory exploratory study

Thomas Clauss talks in this interview about the paper entitled “Perception‐based supplier attributes and performance implications: a multimethod exploratory study” published in "Journal of Supply Chain Management", which he co-authored...


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Collaboration between Start-Ups and Family Businesses

In the WIFU study "Collaboration between start-ups and family businesses", a research team led by Dr. Anne K. Heider examines, what motives and expectations start-ups have of cooperating with family...


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