Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction
Governance / Leadership / Succession

Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction

Thanks to this week’s contributors Josh Baron and Nick Di Loreto of BanyonGlobal for their article “Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction.”   Is Your Client’s Generational Transition Stuck? How changing the ownership model can create traction Times of generational transition are often rife with conflict, which, … Continue reading

Research Applied: <i>FBR</i> Précis for the Practitioner
Family Business Review / Governance

Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner

Thanks to Kim Schneider Malek for her précis on Family Governance at Work:  Organizing for New Product Development in Family SMEs by Alfredo De Massis, Josip Kotlar, Federico Frattini, James J. Chrisman, and Mattias Nordqvist and to Kaitlin Pollard of SAGE publications and Karen Vinton, assistant editor of FBR, for an interview with co-author Josip … Continue reading

Family Governance at Work: Organizing for new product development in family SMEs
Family Business Review / Governance

Family Governance at Work: Organizing for new product development in family SMEs

(Authors: Alfredo De Massis, Josip Kotlar, Federico Frattini, James J. Chrisman, and Mattias Nordqvist) Research Applied précis prepared by Kim Schneider Malek, Family Enterprise Alliance, LLC Innovation is more than just a hot topic for start-up companies. Innovation, along with creativity and entrepreneurship (I.C.E), is a core foundation of any business seeking to come alive, … Continue reading

An Interview on Family Governance with Barbara Hauser
Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise

An Interview on Family Governance with Barbara Hauser

In this issue of The Practitioner, Kirby Rosplock from The Practitioner Editorial Committee interviews Barbara Hauser on the topic of family governance as it relates to the 2016 conference of theme of Adapt | Evolve | Transform.     Kirby Rosplock (KR): Why do families struggle to evolve the family governance over generations? Barbara Hauser … Continue reading

Adaptation and Planification: Families that stay together engage in institutionalizing adaptation
Governance / Issues in the Family Enterprise

Adaptation and Planification: Families that stay together engage in institutionalizing adaptation

If you know what will happen, it is easier to be prepared. If you don’t know, then you’ll have to adapt to whatever happens. And… it gets harder every day to know what will happen since so many factors can affect future occurrences. The volatility of the markets, economic recessions and the drop in oil … Continue reading