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Research

Precis of research articles originally written in the Family Business Review; other market and academic research related to the field.

This week we are pleased to continue our series of commentaries on the report, sponsored by the FFI 2086 Society, entitled The Governance Marathon: Dynamic Durability in Entrepreneurial Families Amid Disruptions.

We hope you’ve been enjoying the articles published in FFI Practitioner so far this year. This week, we’re pleased to share the most popular editions from the second quarter of 2022!

This week’s FFI Practitioner comes from Jim Grubman, FFI Fellow and family wealth consultant. In his article, Jim considers the origins of the “three-generation rule,” the ways this axiom has been repeated and used by wealth consultants, and the research that has followed in its wake.

This week we are pleased to continue our series of commentaries on The Governance Marathon: Dynamic Durability in Entrepreneurial Families Amid Disruptions, a report sponsored by the FFI 2086 Society.

As part of its mission, FFI strives to advance the field of family enterprise through applied research, providing practitioners with practical applications for research conducted by academics from around the world.

The program for the 2022 Global Conference, “Family Enterprise and the Fourth Economy: Internal and External Pressure to Change and Adapt,” to be held in Cambridge, MA, from October 26 to 29, has been announced.

This week, we are pleased to share a conversation with family enterprise advisors, Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer, who are co-authors of the article “Do Most Family Businesses Really Fail by the Third Generation?” published in Harvard Business Review.

This week we are pleased to continue our series of commentaries on the recently released report, sponsored by the FFI 2086 Society, entitled “The Governance Marathon: Dynamic Durability in Entrepreneurial Families Amid Disruptions.”

Thank you to this week’s contributors, Alfredo De Massis and Ivan Miroshnychenko, for their précis of “Family Firms and Environmental Performance: A Meta-Analytic Review.”

We hope you’ve enjoyed all the articles published in FFI Practitioner so far this year. This week, we’re pleased to share the most popular ones from the first quarter!

FFI Practitioner is pleased to host a discussion with Anneleen Michiels, Isabel Botero, and Roland Kidwell, discussing their article, “Toward a Family Science Perspective on Executive Compensation in Family Firms: A Review and Research Agenda,” published in the March 2022 issue of Family Business Review.

Thank you to this week’s contributor, Kendall Cotton Bronk, for her article summarizing the results of a research project exploring the role of family purpose in well-established family enterprises.

This week, we are pleased to share a summary of a recent survey of wealthy Nordic women aimed at gaining a better understanding of what drives their investing decisions.

This week, we are pleased to share a commentary about the recently released report sponsored by the FFI 2086 Society titled, “The Governance Marathon: Dynamic Durability in Entrepreneurial Families amid Disruptions.”

Thank you to Peter Jaskiewicz, Sabine Rau, and Katrina Barclay for an overview of their recent research into the hopes and desires of next generation members of family enterprises.

As 2021 is coming to close, we’re taking a look back at the year that was for FFI Practitioner. We sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed reading and listening to the many editions that we’ve published this year.

Thank you to this week’s contributor, Kim Schneider Malek, for her précis of “Over My Dead Body”: Wives’ Influence in Family Business Succession.”

We hope you’ve been enjoying the articles published in FFI Practitioner so far this year. This week, we’re pleased to share the most popular editions from the third quarter of 2021!

Ownership of a family enterprise is a dynamic and complex undertaking as well as an ongoing topic of research and debate within the family enterprise advisory field.

Thank you to this week’s contributor and member of the Applied Research Board, Kavil Ramachandran, for his précis of “Kinship and Gender in Family Firms: New insights into employees’ organizational citizenship behavior.”