Why don’t you educate your owners
This article highlights where business families fall short in their ownership training and outlines a simple process to identify the educational needs in your own family shareholder group.
Debating Innovation: Perspectives and Paradoxes of an Idealized Concept
The book „Debating Innovation: Perspectives and Paradoxes of an Idealized Concept” provides a controversial yet important academic debate on the often idealised concept of innovation. Besides some general reflections on...
Family Firms and Business Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective
This book by Tobias Köllner provides an anthropological study of family businesses and business families. It systematically compares the connections between family, kinship and economic activity in different cultures. This...
Strategic Actions and Top Management Dynamics in Corporate Turnaround
Chanchai Tangpong, PhD (Professor and Chair | Department of Management and Marketing | College of Business, North Dakota State University) held the WIFU lecture series on "Strategic Actions and Top...
Ownership Competence in Business Families
Successful multigenerational family businesses ensure that family members who make, support or influence decisions in the business or the family are capable of successfully performing their roles. This requires a...
Developing Your Business Family Strategy: Where to Start and What to Consider
Successful, long-lasting business families share an understanding of what is important to them, what they want to do together and how they want to work together to achieve their collective...
Securing Succession in a Family Business across Generations /ファミリービジネスの確実 な承継のために
This practical guide offers food for thought and encourages those involved in family businesses to individually and jointly address the question of succession, mutually clarify expectations, understand challenges and, on...
What All Family Businesses Can Learn From the Merck Family
The German Merck family has succeeded where many business families have failed: keeping a group of 319 family members, including 204 family shareholders, unified, aligned and committed over the course...