This issue continues the executive summaries from FBR assistant editor Karen Vinton of the articles in the March FBR special issue on “Temporal Dimensions of Family Enterprise Research.” Authors Todd W. Moss, G.Tyge Payne and Curt B. Moore & Keith H. Brigham, G. Tyge Payne and Miles A. Zachary and G.T. Lumpkin respectively discuss strategic …
In this issue of The Practitioner, Lloyd Steier of the University of Alberta puts the data on family enterprise longevity in a new perspective. Important reading for everyone in the field!
Michael de Leon Hawthorne, president and director of the Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises (afhe) board, and Linda Bourn, executive managing director of Crystal & Company, discuss the advantages of an interdisciplinary collaboration when helping families create an integrated approach to the ownership of shared assets.
Continuing our popular series of Executive Summaries of current FBR articles, assistant editor Karen Vinton and her colleagues Andrew Hier, Nava Michael-Tsabari and Lori Muse discuss Integrating Time into Family Business Research and The Temporal Evolution of Proactiveness in Family Firms, two of the articles from the March 2014 issue.
ESOPS are frequently used by family companies to provide shareholder liquidity. This week’s article is a case study from Martin Staubus of The Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego.
This blog by Caroline McLean, president of Family Enterprise – USA (FEUSA), describes the results of several years of FEUSA’s efforts to educate lawmakers. A survey for family enterprise owners to complete is linked.
Yirhan Sim’s case study focuses on working with a client family to achieve consensus on a protocol for family governance through the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). After an initial engagement, he was called back a year later to help the family reach its goals.
In this issue, François M. de Visscher explores the concept of family enterprise partnering with family offices to defend their global market position or take advantage of growth opportunities.
The Practitioner Editorial Committee requests articles around themes for three month-long special issues in 2014. For 2014 The Practitioner Editorial Committee identified three primary themes: Complexities, Constituencies, Constellations, whereby researchers, practitioners, advisors, and family business experts are encouraged to contribute an article of 1000-1500 words by the deadlines noted below. Inspired by the 2014 FFI …