Resilience: An essential approach to the boundaries among family, business, and ownership for the sustainability of the system
Case Studies / Issues in the Family Enterprise

Resilience: An essential approach to the boundaries among family, business, and ownership for the sustainability of the system

Thanks to Patricia Annino of Prince Lobel Tye, LLP and James Rappaport of the New Boston Fund, Inc. for this week’s article on boundaries and how they might snap — or not. Resilience: An essential approach to the boundaries among family, business, and ownership for the sustainability of the system In every family business, the … Continue reading

Adapting to and Addressing Addiction Issues in a Family System
Addiction / Advising / Case Studies / Succession

Adapting to and Addressing Addiction Issues in a Family System

While all families have varied strengths and difficulties, addiction and other chronic behavioral health issues present significant risks to family well-being and wealth preservation. When those issues surface, advisors may need to adapt their skill sets to manage the impaired beneficiary and encourage the family to seek professional help. Common misconceptions hold that wealth is … Continue reading

2016 Family Enterprise Case Competition
Case Studies / Education / Research in the Field

2016 Family Enterprise Case Competition

This week’s Practitioner features the Family Enterprise Case Competition held at the University of Vermont, January 15-17. One of the nice things about being The Practitioner is that you get invited places! Earlier this month, The Practitioner was invited to the University of Vermont to observe the 2016 Family Enterprise Case Competition. This competition, now … Continue reading

Research Applied: <i>FBR</i> Précis for the Practitioner
Case Studies / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Trends in Family Enterprise

Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner

Continuing in our series of précis and podcasts for FBR articles, please enjoy: John Ward’s précis on How Family, Business and Community Logics Influence Family Firm Behavior and Rules of the Game in an Organizational Field Ken McCracken’s précis on The Impact of Shared Stories on Family Firm Innovation: A multi-case study Karen Vinton’s podcast … Continue reading