In 2020, two research areas are open for grant application.
1. 2086 Society Request for Proposals on “The Future of Work and Its Implications for Practice with Multi-generational Family Enterprises”
Claudia Binz Astrachan
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art
EDHEC Business School
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Cambridge Family Enterprise Group
Family Firm Institute
Fredda Herz Brown
Relative Solutions, LLC
Transition Consulting Group
J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Reframing the Dialogue
This FFI/Goodman study questions the wisdom of considering longevity a function of maintaining the family business across generations vs. a new definition of longevity as the ability of the family as an enterprise to stay viable across generations, creating family legacies and new competitive futures for multiple.
This research has since resulted in an article, “From Longevity of Firms to Transgenerational Entrepreneurship of Families: Introducing Family Entrepreneurial Orientation”.