Sex and Gender in Family Business Succession Research: A Review and Forward Agenda From a Social Construction Perspective
As practitioners we encounter gender-related issues regularly as we help business families plan for the future ownership and leadership of their enterprises.
The Impact of Adolescent Work in Family Business on Child–Parent Relationships and Psychological Well- Being
Parents who are owners of family companies are generally intensely interested in their children’s development both as healthy, aspiring individuals and as future owners.
Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner
Thanks to Guido Corbetta, John Davis and Maya Prabhu for their précis of articles published in the September issue of FBR.
Is It Better to Govern Managers via Agency or Stewardship? Examining Asymmetries by Family Versus Nonfamily Affiliation
The core question of the article is clear: Is agency or stewardship governance more effective for aligning the interests of (family or nonfamily) managers with those of family owners?
Introducing Family Entrepreneurial Orientation
Whereas existing research on the longevity of family firms has focused on the survival of firms, this article investigates transgenerational entrepreneurship of families.
Preventive Medicine for Family Firms Facing Predictable Stress Points
Points of significant change and transition in the life of a family business lead to predictable psychological reactions.
Tools for Exploring the Family Business System: Some Examples and Some Thoughts
Many practitioners who advise family-owned companies employ assessments or surveys to gain a glimpse into what’s occurring in the family business system.
Past Performance Is No Indication of Future Returns
This is a simple adage, which, despite its universal application, is identified more with the mutual fund industry than with general philosophical statements.
Family Business Review (FBR) by the Numbers
FFI’s journal, Family Business Review (FBR), is a refereed journal published quarterly since 1988.