Family Enterprise Insights

Family Enterprise Insights features the latest from leading global scholars, family enterprise principals, and expert practitioners. Check back here for articles, videos and more resources!

Research Findings

Cutting-edge research from global scholars.

Family Voices

Experiences and wisdom from family firm principals.

Practitioner Perspectives

Practical applications from expert advisors.

Monthly Digests

May 2023: Highlights from the 2023 New Ideas in Family Firms Academic-Practitioner Conference

April 2023: Is Your Sense of Self in Your Heart or Your Brain?

March 2023: How Does Paid Family Leave Impact Father’s Leaves and Dual-Earner Households?

February 2023: Economic Aspects of the Energy Transition

December 2022: How can imagining your future self help your health?

November 2022: Does financial reporting misconduct pay off even when discovered?

September 2022: Getting Women on the Board

July 2022: Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress | What is wealth?

June 2022: Highlights from the 2022 New Ideas in Family Firms Academic-Practitioner Conference

May 2022: Reinvention & Resilience: Highlights from the 2022 Family Enterprise Conference

April 2022: Competition vs. Collaboration | Family Systems Theory

March 2022: How did wealth management work in the past? | What is wealth?

February 2022: Is it lonely at the top? | What’s the next gen to do?

January 2022: Family vs. non-family CEOs | Women entrepreneurs | Launching a family office

December 2021: Imagining your future self | How family business is the heart of a community

November 2021: The relationship between declining interest rates and wealth inequality | Learning from play

October 2021: The relationship between emotions and health in a family | What is a family enterprise? | How to lead a family business

September 2021: Learn from research of family relationships and understanding autism spectrum disorders | How African family businesses are forging sustainable growth | Hospitality in a global family business

August 2021: Compelling evidence that family-owned businesses last longer than their counterparts

July 2021: Highlights from the New Ideas Academic-Practitioner Conference

June 2021: How romantic couples divide tasks | How outside advisors can help family enterprise owners | How a family constitution can help guide the balance between work and family

May 2021: How are information, communication, and influence related? | ESG investing for family offices | CBS alum’s business growth story

April 2021: Questioning long-held myths on: the relationship between money and happiness, group decision-making, and jointly-held leadership

March 2021: What is fair middle ownership? | The role of family business ownership and governance in the opioid crisis | Lessons from one family’s experience with a family constitution

January 2021: Do wealthy people deserve to be rich? | Five aspects of ownership that are crucial to family business success | What legacy means

April 2020: A long -term view in a complex time | What can family businesses do to help their communities? | How do emotions impact decision-making in your family enterprise?