2017 Family Enterprise Case Competition
Education / Family Business / Research in the Field

2017 Family Enterprise Case Competition

This week’s Practitioner features the Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC) held at the University of Vermont in mid-January. One of the nice things about being The Practitioner is that you get invited places! And sometimes more than once! Such is the case with the University of Vermont’s Family Enterprise Case Competition. This year the competition, … Continue reading

Adapt | Evolve | <strong>Transform</strong>
Education / Evolution in the Family Business Field

Adapt | Evolve | Transform

The first issue in a five week series based on the 2016 Global conference theme of Adapt | Evolve | Transform. This series focuses on transforming and transformative ideas, theories and interventions in the family enterprise field. Go here for A Perspective from Paul Karofsky on Managing Change in Your Family Business Practice Go here … Continue reading

A Perspective from Paul Karofsky on Managing Change in Your Family Business Practice
Education / Evolution in the Family Business Field

A Perspective from Paul Karofsky on Managing Change in Your Family Business Practice

Thanks to Paul Karofsky and Kirby Rosplock for this interview on managing change in your family business practice.   About the contributors Paul Karofsky, Transition Consulting Group, is an FFI Fellow, former GEN faculty member, former FFI board member, recipient of the 1998 Barbara Hollander Award, and was co-chair of the Miami Program Committee for the … Continue reading

From PhD to Practice: Reflections on transforming from an owner to an academic to a practitioner
Education / Evolution in the Family Business Field

From PhD to Practice: Reflections on transforming from an owner to an academic to a practitioner

Since the theme of The Practitioner this month is one of transformation, I would like to share the lessons learned from my transformation from family business owner to doctoral student to professional consultant. My path from PhD to practice has taught me three primary and valuable lessons that now inform my work with business families: … 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

Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations
Advising / Consulting / Core Disciplines / Education / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Law / Trends in Family Enterprise

Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations

The first in a four week series on “Myths & Realities: Across cultures and across generations.” Thanks to contributors Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, (interviewed by series editor Boris Matijas) and Daniel Lorenzo, University of Cadiz. Go here to listen to Professor Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, explain some of the main myths … Continue reading

Myths & Realities: Across Cultures and Across Generations
Advising / Consulting / Core Disciplines / Education / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Law / Trends in Family Enterprise

Myths & Realities: Across Cultures and Across Generations

Professor Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, explains some of the main myths still related to family businesses and why these myths are no longer a reality. (Interviewed by Boris Matijas, director & founder of Archipiélago Empresa Familiar) Continue reading