Technological innovation four ways. What more can you ask?
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Technological innovation four ways. What more can you ask?

This week’s issue of The Practitioner gives you four ways of looking at a piece of significant research: 1) the original article; 2) the précis by Frank Hoy; 3) a podcast interview with the authors and FBR assistant editor Karen Vinton; 4) the interview in Spanish. Go here for the article, Technological Innovation Inputs, Outputs, … Continue reading

Must Read <i>FBR</i> Articles from 2016
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Must Read FBR Articles from 2016

Thanks to FBR assistant editor Karen Vinton and the members of the Research Applied Board for their recommendations on “must read” articles from 2016. Yours in Practice, The Practitioner Examining Family Firm Succession from a Social Exchange Perspective: A Multi-Phase, Multi-Stakeholder Review, Daspit, J.J., Holt, D.T., Chrisman, J.J. & Long, R.G. (2016). Family Business Review, … Continue reading

Research Applied: <i>FBR</i> Précis for the Practitioner
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Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner

The last in the 2016 practitioner précis of articles in the Family Business Review. Go here for: Judy Green’s précis of Not All Created Equal: Examining the Impact of Birth Order and Role Identity Among Descendant CEO Sons on Family Firm Performance Kim Schneider Malek’s précis of Does Family Involvement in Management Reduce the Risk … Continue reading

Not All Created Equal: Examining the Impact of Birth Order and Role Identity Among Descendant CEO Sons on Family Firm Performance
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Not All Created Equal: Examining the Impact of Birth Order and Role Identity Among Descendant CEO Sons on Family Firm Performance

(Authors: Mark T. Schenkel, Sean Sehyun Yoo, and Jaemin Kim) Research Applied précis prepared by Judy Green, Family Firm Institute The authors of “Not All Created Equal” present a thoughtful and well-researched paper on the topic of birth order and role identity. Interestingly enough, their own section on “Limitations” highlights why this paper may have … Continue reading

Does Family Involvement in Management Reduce the Risk of Business Failure? The Moderating Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation
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Does Family Involvement in Management Reduce the Risk of Business Failure? The Moderating Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation

(Authors: Antonio J. Revilla, Ana Perez-Luno, and Maria Jesus Nieto) Research Applied précis prepared by Kim Schneider Malek, Family Enterprise Alliance, LLC Family firms aim to survive, thrive, and outperform the competition. While a goal for family firms is sustaining success throughout the generations, the journey, regardless of who is in control, is often laced … Continue reading

Environmental Jolts: Understanding How Family Firms Respond and Why
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Environmental Jolts: Understanding How Family Firms Respond and Why

 (Author: Celina Smith)  Research Applied précis prepared by Thomas V. Schwarz, Black Forest, LLC A jolt is a ‘sudden and unprecedented’ event that has the potential to greatly impact a firm’s future. An ‘environmental’ jolt is an event that occurs outside of the firm; it is a force originating within the economic, political, or social environment. … Continue reading