Research

The Global Family Enterprise Program faculty have been recognized for contributions in research on family firms at the highest levels. 

Visit Family Enterprise Insights for the latest research, pearls of wisdom, and expert advice from leading global scholars, family enterprise principals, and experienced practitioners.

 

Daniel Wolfenzon's article "Inside the Family Firm: The Role of Families in Succession Decisions and Performance" was ranked first in a review of research methodology in 13,461 papers in a Critical Finance Review article which found that it exemplifies "shock-based" research design. He has presented his paper “Drivers of Effort: Evidence from Employee Absenteeism” at nearly 20 institutions globally.

Other research includes:

We co-host New Ideas in Family Firms, an innovative academic-practitioner conference with INSEAD’s Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise. This annual conference combines expertise, insights, and professional approaches of leading academics who study family firms along with leading practitioners who advise and consult to family firms.