Adapt | Evolve | <strong>Transform</strong>
Philanthropy

Adapt | Evolve | Transform

The second issue in the November series on the theme of transformation in family enterprise focuses on philanthropy. Go here for “How Should the Family Business Community Respond to the Challenge of Economic Inequality?” by Michael Carney and Robert Nason. Go here for “Transformational Philanthropy? Lessons learned in the Riley Case” by Phil Cubeta. Yours in Practice, The … Continue reading

How Should the Family Business Community Respond to the Challenge of Economic Inequality?
Philanthropy

How Should the Family Business Community Respond to the Challenge of Economic Inequality?

In many segments of society there is growing pessimism about established business leaders’ ability to generate a sustainable and shared prosperity. Pessimists appear willing to embrace harsh solutions such as withdrawing from international trade agreements, building high walls against outsiders, or demanding aggressive tax increases on the rich. The distrust and suspicion of business is … Continue reading

Transformational Philanthropy? Lessons learned in the Riley Case
Philanthropy

Transformational Philanthropy? Lessons learned in the Riley Case

The Human Comedy Sometimes, you set out to “transform” others and end up demonstrating how obtuse you actually are: “How can I have been so blind?” The courses I teach in the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) program at The American College of Financial Services land on a capstone case, “The Riley Case.” I developed … Continue reading

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

Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner

Continuing our series of précis on articles published in the Family Business Review, this week’s issue features a commentary by Maya Prabhu, FFI GEN faculty member and managing director of the Coutts Institute in London on “Philanthropy in Family Enterprises: A review of the literature.” Read the précis below and go here for the article … Continue reading

An Interview with Peter Buffett
FFI Global Conference / Legacy / Philanthropy / Public Policy / Wealth Management

An Interview with Peter Buffett

In this week’s issue Maya Prabhu, who is managing director of the Coutts Institute, Coutts & Co. in London and also runs the Coutts Forums for Philanthropy, interviews Peter Buffett about his unique upbringing, his thoughts about joining the family business, his approach to philanthropy, and his advice to families of wealth. Peter, an Emmy … Continue reading

Research Applied: <i>FBR</i> Précis for the Practitioner
Advising / Consulting / Family Business / Issues in the Family Enterprise / Leadership / Legacy / NextGen / Philanthropy

Research Applied: FBR Précis for the Practitioner

We continue our series of Research Applied with summaries and practical applications of two articles on philanthropy from the September Special Issue of FBR: Social Issues in the Family Enterprise Does Family Involvement Make Firms Donate More? Empirical Evidence from Chinese Private Firms Firm Philanthropy in Small and Medium-Sized Family Firms: The Effects of Family … Continue reading