EuFBC Seminars – PHASE 1​

EuFBC Seminars #01 – 14  |  June 17, 2020 – February 24, 2021


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Pattern along CEO tenure.
The case of family firms performance


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

DATE: February 24, 2021 – 12:00 CET