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Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations

The Practitioner

The first in a four week series on “Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations.” Thanks to contributors Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, (interviewed by series editor Boris Matijas) and Daniel Lorenzo, University of Cadiz.

  • Go here to listen to Professor Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, explain some of the main myths still related to family businesses and why these myths are no longer a reality. Interviewed by Boris Matijas, director & founder of Archipiélago Empresa Familiar.
  • Go here for an article written by Professor Daniel Lorenzo, University of Cadiz, entitled “Myth and Reality: Why are family firms considered less innovative?” in which he brings us great examples of how some of the world’s oldest family owned companies manage to keep being innovative through many centuries and generations.

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