This week’s edition kicks off a series of articles by presenters at the in-person 2021 FFI Global Conference, October 21-22.
Ownership of a family enterprise is a dynamic and complex undertaking as well as an ongoing topic of research and debate within the family enterprise advisory field.
Thank you to this week’s contributor and member of the Applied Research Board, Kavil Ramachandran, for his précis of “Kinship and Gender in Family Firms: New insights into employees’ organizational citizenship behavior.”
FFI Practitioner and FFI itself are committed to the ongoing professional development of our readers—members and non-members. In this issue we describe the conference sessions that will be held virtually on October 18 and 19.
Thank you to this week’s contributors from the FFI Asian Circle Virtual Study Group, Mita Dixit and Esther Kong.
In this week’s podcast, FFI Fellow Patricia Angus discusses her most recent book, The Beneficiary Primer: A guide for beneficiaries of family trusts, which serves as a resource for beneficiaries, trustees, advisors, and other practitioners to navigate, administer, and benefit from trusts.
Thanks to this week’s contributors and members of the FFI Asian Circle Virtual Study Group, Yukio Fujimi, Chikako Kishihara, and Kazuyoshi Takei, for their article that provides an overview of the Taoist approach to family therapy.
Today we are highlighting FFI strategic objectives with an issue that features presenters at the virtual conference who are also popular authors and interviewees in FFI Practitioner.
Thank you to this week’s contributor and member of the Applied Research Board, Louisa Brunner, for her précis of “From Intention to Trust to Behavioral Trust: Trust building in family business advising.”
The number of family offices established in Singapore has increased considerably over the past several years.
Flexibility is Key to Succession Planning for LGBTQ, Blended Families, Cohabitation, and other Nontraditional Families
Thanks to this week’s contributor, Matthew Erskine, for his article that explores the importance of building flexibility into the estate planning process for advisors working with nontraditional families.
For years, family enterprise governance has been among the most popular topics for advisors in the field.
We hope you’ve been enjoying the articles published in FFI Practitioner so far this year. This week, we’re pleased to share the most popular editions from the first quarter of 2021!
Thanks to this week’s contributor, Markus Weishaupt, for his article exploring the concept of antifragility and how it may apply to family business clients.
Thanks to this week’s contributor, Kim Schneider Malek of the FBR Research Applied Board, for her précis of “Founder-Controlled Family Firms, Overconfidence, and Corporate Social Responsibility Engagement: Evidence from Survey Data,” which appears in the March 2021 issue of FBR.
Thanks to Brett Coffman for this week’s edition discussing “B Corps” and how related assessments may provide your family enterprise clients a framework to codify family values around a set of corporate principles that relate to discussions of social responsibility.
Thanks to Steven Rolfe for this week’s edition about the importance of recognizing the impacts that a family business leader’s personal life crisis can have on the entire enterprise. In his article, Steven shares two examples and his reflections for practitioners to consider when their clients are confronted with such a scenario.
Thanks to Vijay Sathe, Alfredo Enrione, Donna Finley for this week’s edition, which is a case study about how five sisters, who suddenly and unexpectedly inherited their father’s businesses, and how they dealt with the influence of two executors to reach harmonious ownership of the family enterprise.