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

Adapt | <strong>Evolve</strong> | Transform: Part 5
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Adapt | Evolve | Transform: Part 5

Thanks to this week’s authors, Jeremy Cheng and Mary Barrett for the concluding articles in the August series focusing on evolution in the family enterprise field. Yours in practice, The Practitioner Go here for Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices? by Jeremy Cheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Go … Continue reading

Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices?
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices?

Female entrepreneurship and leadership is gaining momentum in Asia. Asian female entrepreneurs create more and more wealth. A recent HSBC Private Bank report[1] found that 40% of the entrepreneurs in Asia are women, which is higher than the average of 31% in Western Europe and the United States. About half of these female entrepreneurs benefit … Continue reading

Advising a Female Leader in a Family Firm: A case study
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Advising a Female Leader in a Family Firm: A case study

Women do it differently, we’re told, and this is true of many influential women in family firms. They often succeed by directing attention away from themselves, telegraphing moves to their partner – typically the CEO – to creating the change they know the firm needs. They change the firm because they have the CEO’s trust … Continue reading