An Interview with Peter Buffett
FFI Global Conference / Legacy / Philanthropy / Public Policy / Wealth Management

An Interview with Peter Buffett

In this week’s issue Maya Prabhu, who is managing director of the Coutts Institute, Coutts & Co. in London and also runs the Coutts Forums for Philanthropy, interviews Peter Buffett about his unique upbringing, his thoughts about joining the family business, his approach to philanthropy, and his advice to families of wealth. Peter, an Emmy … Continue reading

Research Applied: <i>FBR</i> Summaries for the Practitioner
Advising / Consulting / Family Business / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Leadership / Legacy / NextGen / Philanthropy

Research Applied: FBR Summaries for the Practitioner

We continue our series of Research Applied with summaries and practical applications of two articles on philanthropy from the September Special Issue of FBR: Social Issues in the Family Enterprise Does Family Involvement Make Firms Donate More? Empirical Evidence from Chinese Private Firms Firm Philanthropy in Small and Medium-Sized Family Firms: The Effects of Family … Continue reading

A Triple Requirement for Family Businesses
Advising / Consulting / Core Disciplines / Education / Family Business / Family Enterprise / FFI Global Conference / Finance / Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Trends in Family Enterprise

A Triple Requirement for Family Businesses

Thanks to Sylvain Daudel of the EDHEC Family Business Center for a thoughtful article and practical advice on how to increase the inter-generational transmission rate in a complex, global, competitive and uncertain environment. Yours in Practice, The Practitioner Continue reading

Constituencies – Part 4
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Constituencies – Part 4

The last in a series of articles and interviews on “Constituencies in Family Enterprise.” Go here for Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics Go here for Regulators as Constituents: Update on US tax policy and the family enterprise Go here for Building Constituencies through Generations Read the previous three issues in this series, August … Continue reading

Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics
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Publishing Qualitative Research: A précis for academics

One of the important constituencies in the family enterprise field is the academic community that provides research, both quantitative and qualitative for the family enterprises themselves and for the advisors and consultants who work with them. Initially most of the research in the field was conceptual. In the recent past the research has been predominantly … Continue reading