For Erwan Faiveley, managing director of his family’s wine estate, family tradition is not a burden “but an opportunity, because having such a strong family name is an asset in the wine world.”
According to ESCP Prof. Jean-Marc Daniel, the toppling of former Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber illustrates the limitations of certain ideological assumptions.
In 2018, Giulia Colangeli and her sister Caterina decided to re-open the family liqueur factory originally founded by their great-great-grandfather in 1937. Giulia tells us about Chinzari and the challenges ahead for her family business.
Like all companies, family businesses have to undergo transformations to stay competitive. Tobias Rappers from Maschinenraum explains how family-run businesses can create a brighter future for generations to come.
Chief Conduct Officer Marguerite Burghardt shares her view on the convictions it takes to be a leader, where more work is needed for diversity in business, and why inclusion starts with education.
Profs. Alisa Sydow and Chiara Succi provide some helpful, concrete tips for those who really want their children to enter the family business.
Family firms can attract investor interest, yet owners are often reluctant to offer equity. Prof. Martin Kupp explains that two of the key issues are concerns of potential interference and emotions.
Through original research, Prof. Vasudevan confirms the doubts raised by a recent article from the Financial Times about excessive workload in banks.
Profs. Alisa Sydow and Francesco Rattalino teamed up to explain why and how entrepreneurs can steal a page from the European family firm book to transform the Covid-19 crisis into opportunities and write a more sustainable future.