Past events

List of seminars.

#26

Family social capital and the goldilocks zone: not too hot but not too cold.

PRESENTER: Samuel Appleton

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Business Management; Free Univerisity of Bozen-Bolzano

HOST: Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center; Ipag University

DISCUSSANT: Centre for Family Business, Lancaster University Management School

DATE: September 29, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#25

Succession in family firms: the offspring’s gender perspective

PRESENTER: Mohamed Genedy

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Enterpreneurship and Ownership; Jönköping International Business School

HOST: Center for Family Business | CFB-HSG – St. Gallen University

DISCUSSANT: Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Firms (RCEF) –– Hasselt University

DATE: September 15, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#24

We, a family firm. An integrated perspective on the drivers and impediments for the expression of the family firm identity

PRESENTER: Albertha Wielsma

INSTITUTION: Dutch Centre of Expertise in Family Business, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

HOST: EDHEC Family Business Research Centre; EDHEC Business School

DISCUSSANT: Department of Management and Entrepreneurship; University of Bern

DATE: September 1, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#23

Extending organizational path dependency theory by a family business perspective

PRESENTER: Julia K. de Groote 

INSTITUTION: Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand –– WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

HOST: AIDAF-EY Chair in Strategic Management in Family Business in memory of Alberto Falck | Bocconi University

DISCUSSANT: Center for Young and Family Enterprise; University of Bergamo

DATE: June 30, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#22

Non-transparent yet credible? The role of family owners on sustainability reporting

PRESENTER: Josh Wei-Jun Hsueh

INSTITUTION: Center for Family Business | CFB-HSG – St. Gallen University

HOST: FABULA | FAmily BUsiness LAb – Università Cattaneo | LIUC

DISCUSSANT: Raya Strauss Center for Family Firm Research, Tel Aviv University

DATE: June 16, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#21

Analyzing the intellectual structure of research on family business, 2010-2020: a bibliometric analysis of JFBS

PRESENTER: Issam Mejri

INSTITUTION: Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center; Ipag University

HOST: Centre for Family Business, Lancaster University Management School

DISCUSSANT: Centre for Family Business Management; Free Univerisity of Bozen-Bolzano

DATE: June 2, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#20

Family firms and M&A performance: A meta-analysis

PRESENTER: Marina Palm

INSTITUTION: Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand –– WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

HOST: Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Firms (RCEF) –– Hasselt University

DISCUSSANT: Centre for Family Enterpreneurship and Ownership; Jönköping International Business School

DATE: May 19, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#19

Identified and creative? Towards a conceptual model of non-family employees’ pride in family business

PRESENTER: Rania Labaki 

INSTITUTION: EDHEC Family Business Research Centre; EDHEC Business School

HOST: Department of Management and Entrepreneurship; University of Bern

DISCUSSANT: Dutch Centre of Expertise in Family Business, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

DATE: May 5, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#18

Family Agents

PRESENTER: Valentino D’Angelo

INSTITUTION: AIDAF-EY Chair in Strategic Management in Family Business in memory of Alberto Falck | Bocconi University

HOST: Center for Young and Family Enterprise; University of Bergamo

DISCUSSANT: Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand –– WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

DATE: April 21, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#17

Strategy disclosure and cost of capital. The role of family firm status and women directors

PRESENTER: Rafaela Gjergji 

INSTITUTION: FABULA | FAmily BUsiness LAb – Università Cattaneo | LIUC

HOST: Raya Strauss Center for Family Firm Research, Tel Aviv University

DISCUSSANT: Center for Family Business | CFB-HSG – St. Gallen University

DATE: April 7, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#16

Knowledge management in family business succession: Current trends and future directions

PRESENTER: Bingbing Ge 

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Business, Lancaster University Management School

HOST: Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center; Ipag University

DISCUSSANT: Centre for Family Business Management; Free Univerisity of Bozen-Bolzano

DATE: March 24, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#15

Family ownership and the labor productivity puzzle

PRESENTER: Wim Voordeckers

INSTITUTION: Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Firms (RCEF); Hasselt University

HOST: Centre for Family Enterpreneurship and Ownership; Jönköping International Business School

DISCUSSANT: Friedrichshafener Institut für Familienunternehmen; Zeppelin University

DATE: March 10, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#14

Pattern along CEO tenure.
The case of family firms performance

PRESENTER: Lior Adam

INSTITUTION: Raya Strauss Center for Family Firm Research; 
Tel Aviv University (Israel) 

DATE: February 24, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#13

Values-based internationalization. 
Evidence from a global family firm

PRESENTER: Margré van Dalfsen

INSTITUTION: Dutch Centre of Expertise in Family Business; Windesheim University of Applied Sciences 

DATE: February 10, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#12

Making a difference:
Management practices in owner-managed companies

PRESENTER: Tobias Palm

INSTITUTION: Center for Family Business | CFB-HSG
St. Gallen University – Switzerland

DATE: January 27, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#11

M&A in family business: 
Target scope, integration, and performance

PRESENTER: Christian Kruckenhauser

CO-AUTHORS: Florian Bauer, Giovanna Campopiano

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Business, 
Lancaster University Management School – UK

DATE: January 13, 2021 – 12:00 CET

#10

International Opportunity development by family firms 
in emerging markets

PRESENTER: Issam Mejri

INSTITUTION: Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center;        Ipag University

DATE: December 9, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#09

Being innovative and talking about it: Innovation signaling in m&a announcements of family firms

PRESENTER: Alexander Fries

CO-AUTHORS: Nadine Kammerlander

INSTITUTION: Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand;       WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

DATE: November 25, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#08

Work-family Initiatives and Innovation in Family and non-Family SMEs: 
Time to Explore the Missing Links?

PRESENTER: Katerina Vasilevska

CO-AUTHORS: Tommaso Minola and Mara Brumana

INSTITUTION: Center for Young and Family Enterprise;       University of Bergamo

DATE: November 11, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#07

Prevalence and Predictors of P-Hacking in Family Business Research

PRESENTER: Jasper Brinkerink

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Business Management;            Free Univerisity of Bozen-Bolzano

DATE: October 28, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#06

Family-Employability or Non-Family-Employability? The Role of Birth Order and Family Structure on Career Choices

PRESENTER: Mohamed Genedy

CO-AUTHORS: Lucia Naldi and Karin Hellerstedt

INSTITUTION: Centre for Family Enterpreneurship and Ownership; Jönköping International Business School

DATE: October 14, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#05

Tough on the outside, soft on the inside the perception of signaling the family firm status in a consulting context

PRESENTER: Natalie Rauschendorfer

CO-AUTHORS: Reinhard Prügl and Max Lude

INSTITUTION: Friedrichshafener Institut für Familienunternehmen; Zeppelin University

DATE: September 30, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#04

It‘s a match. How Family Businesses select external TMT Members

PRESENTER: Sabrina Schell, Senior Researcher

CO-AUTHORS: Julia de Groote, Salome Richard, Andreas Hack, and Franz Kellermanns

INSTITUTION: Department of Management and Entrepreneurship; University of Bern

DATE: September 16, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#03

How Social and Economic Norms Drive Our Behavior and Decision Making Over time? The Natural Experiment of the Family Business

PRESENTER: Rania Labaki, Associate Professor

CO-AUTHORS: Nava Michael-Tsabari, Lauren Aydinliyim,     Ramona Zachary

INSTITUTION: EDHEC Family Business Research Centre;     EDHEC Business School

DATE: September 2, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#02

Understanding heterogeneity of family firm internationalization: 
a multi case study

PRESENTER: Moritz Feninger, PhD student

CO-AUTHORS: Nadine Kammerlander

INSTITUTION: Institute of Family Business and Mittelstand –– WHU  Otto Beisheim School of Management

DATE: July 1, 2020 – 12:00 CET

#01

Financial intermingling in successor-owned family firms:
the impact of leveraged equity stakes on firm-level financial debt

PRESENTER: Ellen Janssen, PhD student

CO-AUTHORS: Sigrid Vandemaele, Wim Voordeckers, and Mark Vancauteren.

INSTITUTION: Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Firms (RCEF) –– Hasselt University (Belgium).

DATE: June 17, 2020 – 12:00 CET