Companies must Pivot to regenerate market relevance and advantage

STEP member, Prof. James Davis, Buelher Endowed Prof. of Management; Chair of Management Dept.; and Director of Executive Education at Utah State University, participated in […]

Read more

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

Ageing and Family Business

Ageing and Family Business   Succession is well known as the crucial challenge of family businesses.   Worldwide data show that company mortality grows at [...]Read more