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Founded in 2005 by Babson College in collaboration with six academic affiliates in Europe, the STEP Project is a global applied research initiative that explores the entrepreneurial process within business families and generates solutions that have immediate application for family leaders. The visionary institutions that founded the project include ESADE (Spain), HEC (France), Jönköping International Business School (Sweden), Universita Bocconi (Italy), Universitat St. Gallen (Switzerland), Universitat Witten/Herdecke (Germany), and Babson College (USA).

Professor James Davis, Utah State University, STEP Board chair talks about the benefits of joining STEP Project for Family Enterprising.
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STEP Scholars collaborate on article in JFSB

April 18, 2018
Using the complete STEP data and testing the overall STEP model, Professors Rodrigo Basco, American University of Sharjah; Andrea Calabrò, IPAG Business School and Giovanna […]

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Differentiation Through Family Business

March 7, 2018
STEP Project member Isabel Botero, Stetson Univerity wrote an article with her colleague Tomasz Fediuk that is featured in this weeks FFI Practioner.  Isabel and […]

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New Appointments in STEP Leadership

February 23, 2018
The STEP Project for Family Enterprising is thrilled to announce two new appointments in STEP governance leadership positions. We welcome James Davis from the Jon […]

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2018 STEP Global Academic Conference


TRANSGENERATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: INSIGHTS FROM THE STEP PROJECT

October 18 – 20, 2018, Cartagena, Colombia

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STEP Project

Leading academics and business families from around the world have joined as partners of the STEP Project to explore Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices and create a stream of powerful practices and cases that empower families to build their entrepreneurial legacies.

 

The STEP Project for Family Enterprising is the first global research study to focus on entrepreneurship in business families.

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