Saturday, October 19, 2013
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Reflections from a Former Dean: What works and what doesn’t when integrating family business research and education into a traditional B-School
Gail Naughton served as dean of San Diego State
University’s College of Business Administration until 2011. She is currently
CEO and chairman of the board of Histogen Inc., a regenerative medicine
company, which she founded in 2007.
10:30 Concurrent Sessions
Research to Practice: How can we make it happen?
A panel discussion with Pramodita Sharma, Carlo
editors and Guillermo
Moderator, Trish Reay, Symposium chair
Moderator, Jill Thomas, University of Adelaide
Governance as Practice in Strategizing
Studies on governance show that
boards in private firms add value by supporting the strategic process. It is
not clear how this works in family firms. Findings on the impact of governance
mechanisms on strategizing in family firms will be discussed.
Matser, Centrum van het Familiebedrijf
Family Business Succession Model: An extended exploratory analysis of
factors impacting family business succession preparedness
The most important factors to
consider to ensure family business transition success, despite obstacles,
continue to expand, as demonstrated through this cutting-edge expansion of the
Family Business Succession Model.
Coffman, BB&T Wealth
Corporate Governance in Family Business: You’re kidding,
This research explores how
family businesses understand corporate governance. Subsequently it details how corporate
governance can aid the succession process.
Devine, Northumbria University
12:00PM Lunch Panel
San Diego Research Panel
Hear more from family
enterprise researchers at San Diego-area universities regarding their latest
Pillai, CSU San Marcos, Martin
Staubus UCSD, Chamu
Bianchi, Carmen Bianchi Family Business Associates
1:30PM Concurrent Sessions
Moderator, Armando Alvarez, Alvarez Carmona y Asoc., S.C.
Family Business Centers: A new era?
The number of family business
centers around the world has exploded during the last few years. Most centers originally focused on outreach
activities, but now more and more family business centers seek to focus on
academic research as well. Is this a new era?
Melin, Mattias Nordqvist, J¨onkoping International Business School
Center for the Formation and Investigation of Family Businesses in Colombia: A case study
This case study on a Colombian
family business center in formation provides information and a roadmap for
impacting the entrepreneurial structure of countries with emerging economies to
help family companies achieve higher levels of performance.
Guillermo Hoyos Diez and Juan Pablo Correales, Universidad de la Sabana
Caribbean Family Business: Their voices on strategic and entrepreneurial imperative
Is there merit in the
contention that aspects of the general characterizations of family businesses
do not echo the "voices of the Caribbean family business entrepreneurs?” An
examination of the imperative of Caribbean family businesses helps us to answer these and other
Nicholson, Mona School of Business and Management
Moderator, Isabel Botera,
University of Kentucky
New Alternative for Investments in Family Business
Alternative capital offers an
alternative to classic bank financing. It is an example of a civil society
project that can contribute to easing the present economic crisis in Spain.
Estevez, Family Business Association in Castilla y Leon
Long-lasting Family Business in Mexico
In 2012 Banamex and ProfitConsulting
conducted a study of 80 long-lasting family businesses in Mexico. Firms with at
least 50 years of existence and/or directed by a third generation family member. The purpose of
the study was to identify the common factors of success or failure of these
Ramirez Barber, ProfitConsulting
Managing Intellectual Capital at the Family Firm: A case
This case study based on Chilean
family firms shows comparative differences as given intellectual capital in a company, and then gives
recommendations for the application in the family business.
Muller, University of Chile
3:30PM Closing Plenary
Increasing Social and Emotional Skills in Families: Applying Research Findings to Improve Leadership In Family Firms