Hitting the Family Business Hat Trick: Why investing in another family-owned business makes sense
Thank you to this week's contributor, Janice DiPietro, for making this thought-provoking case for family-to-family investing. The article explores investing strategies for family-owned enterprises that can create three important opportunities for both entities involved.
The Utility of Buy-Sell Agreements for Family Enterprises
This week’s FFI Practitioner focuses on buy-sell agreements and their role in protecting family enterprise from potential future ownership issues. Thanks to Dan Frosh, this week’s author, for providing an examination of the numerous benefits and features of effective buy-sell agreements within the family enterprise context.
An Interview with Dr. Salvatore Tomaselli: The Family-in-Business Model Canvas
This week, FFI Practitioner is pleased to share an interview with Dr. Salvatore Tomaselli, where he explains the development of his Family-in-Business Model Canvas, an adaptation of the Business Model Canvas, that Dr. Tomaselli has applied to his work with family enterprises.
Life Choice or Compulsion: A case study
What can family enterprises learn from a book titled, Who Moved My Cheese? Thanks to this week’s contributor, Ashvini Chopra, for sharing a case study that applies the book’s lessons about change and adaptability to a recent scenario Ashvini encountered with one of his family business clients.
2019 Family Firm Institute (FFI) Academic Awards Submissions Now Being Accepted
The Best Doctoral Dissertation Award is given to encourage and recognize outstanding academic achievement in the field of family business study. The Best Dissertation is awarded annually after a blind, peer review of all submissions.
Longevity in the Family Business Context: Implications for Leadership and Succession
Read “Longevity in the Family Business Context: Implications for Leadership and Succession” by FFI President, Judy Green and Patricia Annino as recently published in Tharawat Magazine
An Interview with David Bork
Welcome to the first issue of the 2019 FFI Practitioner. What better way to look forward than to talk with one of the founders of the family enterprise field? We hope you enjoy this interview with David Bork, a legend in the field and, 50 years later, still a pioneer.