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

Continuing our Research Applied précis for the September issue of FBR. Go here for Ken Moores précis on Linking Bonding and Bridging Ownership Social Capital in Private Firms: Moderating Effects of ownership-management overlap and family firm identity. Go here for Navneet Bhatnagar’s précis on Is Diversity Management Related to Financial Performance in Family Firms?   Continue reading

Linking Bonding and Bridging Ownership Social Capital in Private Firms: Moderating effects of ownership-management overlap and family firm identity
Advising / Behavioral Science / Consulting / Family Enterprise / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Management Science

Linking Bonding and Bridging Ownership Social Capital in Private Firms: Moderating effects of ownership-management overlap and family firm identity

(Authors: Lorraine M. Uhlaner, Ilse A. Matser, Marta M. Berent-Braun and Roberto H. Floren) Research Applied précis prepared by Ken Moores – Moores Family Enterprise and Bond University, Australia The family effect is generally regarded as the differentiating factor between family and non-family firms. It emerges from the overlap of family, owners, and managers and … Continue reading

Is Diversity Management Related to Financial Performance in Family Firms?
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Is Diversity Management Related to Financial Performance in Family Firms?

(Authors: Manisha Singal and Virginia W. Gerde) Research Applied précis prepared by Navneet Bhatnagar, Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise, Indian School of Business Compelled by regulatory and market forces, organizations are adopting measures for increased diversity in the workforce, top management teams and boards of directors. Inclusion of women and minorities is gaining importance … Continue reading

Four Classic Definitions of “Role”
Behavioral Science / Management Science

Four Classic Definitions of “Role”

In preparation for the August series on “Myths & Realities: Roles and Their Overlap,” The Practitioner explores the topic of “roles” in a broader context. According to various dictionaries, there are four classic definitions of “role. ” A character assigned or assumed, e.g., he had to take on the role of both father and mother … Continue reading

The Allegory of Conflict: Managing collisions in the family business
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The Allegory of Conflict: Managing collisions in the family business

In this article GEN (Global Education Network) 501 faculty member Anthony Devine looks at three sources of conflict in the family business. Relationship, task and process conflict are discussed in “The Allegory of Conflict: Managing collisions in the family business.” One of the core courses in FFI’s Global Education Network is GEN 501: Myths, Realities, … Continue reading

Most Read Practitioner Articles (July – December 2014)
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Most Read Practitioner Articles (July – December 2014)

In our last issue of the year, we are pleased to feature the most popular issues from July-December as well as the 10 most popular issues since The Practitioner began publishing. July-December 2014 2014 Conference article: Educational Session Highlights FBR podcast: “Towards the Cluster Model” – an interview with author Nava Michael-Tsabari Fellows article: “Your … Continue reading

Thoughts from a Fellows Lunch
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Thoughts from a Fellows Lunch

This week’s issue is a provocative summary of an FFI Fellows Lunch held in Boston in June. The topic? What would be “most helpful” to the field in the next 10-15 years. Continue reading