Recognizing Evolutionary Behavior in Enterprise Families: An interview with Andrew Gersick

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For this week’s edition, FFI Practitioner is pleased to feature Andrew Gersick, a Visiting Researcher and Lecturer in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University and a Researcher in Computer Science at San Diego State University. At the 2022 FFI Global Conference, he and his father, Kelin Gersick of Lansberg Gersick Advisors, co-presented the session “The Demographics of Evolutionary Behavior: Exploring the essential ‘humanness’ of family enterprise leadership and continuity.”

 


 

About the Contributor

Andrew Gersick

Andrew Gersick studies the evolution and function of social behavior, cognition and communication. His experimental and theoretical publications investigate the evolved strategies and flexible behavior of songbirds, carnivores, zebras, and humans, with an emphasis on ways that individuals share, manipulate and interpret information within both competitive and cooperative processes. He can be reached at [email protected].

INTERVIEWER: Jordan Rich is celebrating a quarter century at one of America’s top legacy radio stations, interviewing thousands of celebrities, authors, actors and interesting personalities throughout his career. Jordan is co-owner of Chart Productions Inc, and also teaches voice-over acting. His main focus these days is in podcast creation and production, featuring conversations with the world’s most creative people.

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