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Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship PracticesSTEP

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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New STEP Data Publications

August 31, 2018
We are happy to share two new publications developed from the data collected from the STEP Project for Family Enterprising. First, we are pleased to […]

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Dublin City University Hosts Family Biz Workshop

June 19, 2018
On June 4, 2018, STEP affiliate DCU Centre for Family Business hosted its Family Business Research Workshop and Networking Event for doctoral students and early career researchers. […]

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STEP at FERC 2018

June 14, 2018
Congratulations to STEP members Ivonna Ljumic, USI and Fernando Sandoval, Tecnologico de Monterrey for winning poster awards at FERC held on June 8-10, 2018.  Fernando […]

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Events

STEP MEMBER WEBINAR

JUNE 12, 2018 at 7 am EST

Topic: STEP Survey for Business Families Update and Translations of the Survey

Webinar link will be sent to all STEP members soon!

 

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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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