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Submissions for 2020 Family Firm Institute Academic Awards are now open. The Best Doctoral Dissertation and Best Unpublished Research Paper awards have been given annually by the Family Firm Institute (FFI) since 1989.

FFI has always been about excellence, fostering academic research, encouraging best practices, and inspiring professionals for more than 30 years. Each year FFI honors excellence in the field by granting academic, achievement and FBR awards.

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Today’s edition kicks off a series of FFI Practitioner articles by members of the Editorial Committee.

This week’s FFI Practitioner examines how advances in science can impact multidisciplinary approaches to family business consulting.

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