Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families
Advising / Behavioral Science

Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families

Thanks to Elaine King and Mariana Martinez for following up on last year’s conference theme of “Myths and Realities” with Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families. Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families Culture is often thought of as a set of fixed, rigid, unchangeable characteristics … Continue reading

Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations (IV)
Behavioral Science / Family Business / Family Enterprise / Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Succession / Trends in Family Enterprise

Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations (IV)

Please read the last of the 2015 three-part series on Family Enterprise: Myths & Realities. We hope you have enjoyed the articles in April and August and as well as the contributions in November. Many thanks to the editors, the authors and those who have graciously agreed to be interview for this series. Go here … Continue reading

An Interview with Professor Josep Tàpies: More myths and realities
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An Interview with Professor Josep Tàpies: More myths and realities

About the contributor Josep Tàpies is professor in the department of strategic management and holder of the Family-Owned Business Chair at IESE. His areas of specialization include strategic management, corporate governance, family-owned firms, their development and governance structures. He can be reached at JTapies@iese.edu. Continue reading

The Myths & Realities of Generational Transfer: Change in Argentine legislation
Behavioral Science / Family Business / Family Enterprise / Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Succession / Trends in Family Enterprise

The Myths & Realities of Generational Transfer: Change in Argentine legislation

Generational Transfer Models Ariel Diéguez, 35 years old, is the eldest son of Carlos and Mariana, the founders of a family business. When he finished high school, Ariel went to work with his parents at their factory, while his brother Francisco, now 33 years old, went to school and graduated with a degree in business … Continue reading

Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations (III)
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Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations (III)

Thanks to this week’s contributors to the special series on “Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations” — Daphne McGuffin, Susan Rix, Maybeth Shaw and Edward van de Vijver for “As Family Business Advisors, Can We Separate the Myths from Realities?” and Guillermo Salazar for “Intergenerational Communication and Family Governance.” Yours in Practice, The Practitioner Continue reading

As Family Business Advisors, Can We Separate the Myths from Realities?
Behavioral Science / Family Business / Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Leadership / Legacy / NextGen

As Family Business Advisors, Can We Separate the Myths from Realities?

If it’s true that family businesses are influenced by a variety of myths, how does this impact our ability to ensure that our clients can thrive in a competitive global landscape? While the global marketplace has created countless opportunities for family businesses to expand, these new operating conditions may have also created an environment where … Continue reading