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STEP Project affiliate AUS partners with Tharawat Family Business Forum to promote research on family-owned businesses

To provide a framework of cooperation and to facilitate collaboration in areas of interest, representatives of American University of Sharjah (AUS) and Tharawat Family Business […]

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A paradoxical approach to Transgenerational Potential

A paradoxical approach to Transgenerational Potential The STEP Project has been a pioneering effort in the study of transgenerational success. We know that the likelihood [...]Read more

Congratulations to PhD Research Scholar, Mr. Philip O’Donnell

PhD Research Scholar, Mr Philip O’Donnell, received Best Doctoral Paper Award at the recent Irish Academy of Management Conference (IAM) in Queen’s University Belfast. The […]

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Swiss Family Businesses Awarded for Entrepreneurship

Swiss Family Businesses Awarded for Entrepreneurship The Swiss Venture Club is a non-profit organisation that, among other initiatives, runs an annual award aimed at recognising [...]Read more

Dark Shadows from the Kiku no Sekku

Dark Shadows from the Kiku no Sekku A recent Financial Times states that hundreds of thousands of small and medium Japanese family firms could disappear [...]Read more

B-Corp for F-Corp

B-Corp for F-Corp B-corporations (or benefit corporations) are a new organisational form that follows the highest standards of transparency, responsibility and finality. They are not [...]Read more

Institutional Investors like Family Firms

Institutional Investors like Family Firms In preparation for the next STEP Global Summit, we organised a short conference last week on the governance of listed [...]Read more

What can Family Firms Learn from non- Family Firms?

What can Family Firms Learn from non-Family Firms? Being successful without a CEO seems strange if not impossible. I cannot say that a new trend [...]Read more

WEF 2017: Responsive and Responsible Leadership

The theme of this year's Davos World Economic Forum was very attractive. As in previous forums, the discussion focus on core ideas that set the agenda, the [...]Read more

2017 IFERA Global Conference Call for Papers

IFERA Global Conference, Taiwan November 14th to 17th, 2017 The paper submission deadline has been extended to 07/24/2017. More information can be found by following this […]

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