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August 5, 2019

An idea borne from a classroom Eureka moment provided the basis for a groundbreaking field book for families. Randel Carlock discusses the vibrant guide he and co-author Keng-Fun Loh created to help families prepare for their own lunar landing.

Your book, A Family Business on the Moon, has an unusual title—where did the idea come from?

It came from (Canadian third-generation family business) Bata Shoes. They were training with me at INSEAD. We were working on their vision, and one of their sons, Charles, called out: “We’ve got shoe stores all over the world, let’s put one on the moon!” I thought, “What a great title!”

Who did you have in mind when you wrote it?

June 6, 2018

How do family enterprises expand in a low-growth environment? Are untapped markets the stuff of blue ocean strategy books or can multigenerational families nimbly channel all-new revenue streams? Scott McCullochnavigates uncharted waters

How do family enterprises expand in a low-growth environment? Are untapped markets the stuff of blue ocean strategy books or can multigenerational families nimbly channel all-new revenue streams? Scott McCullochnavigates uncharted waters

June 24, 2016

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

An exclusive survey of the Campden Wealth community of family businesses worth more than $100 million revealed this week a decisive 75% of owners, chief executives and advisers called for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU.

February 21, 2014

The recapitalisation of French family business PSA Peugeot Citroen sends a message to other family firms that they need to join forces with foreigners to survive in the modern world, says a business and corporate governance expert based in France.

The recapitalisation of French family business PSA Peugeot Citroen sends a message to other family firms that they need to join forces with foreigners to survive in the modern world, says a business and corporate governance expert based in France.

This week the Peugeot family announced it was diluting its shares in the carmaker, France’s largest family business, from its existing 25% holding and 38% voting rights.

January 3, 2013

Asian family businesses have become the target of top business schools, with International Management Institute, Indian School of Business and Insead all recently launching courses aimed at next-gens.

Asian family businesses have become the target of top business schools, with International Management Institute, Indian School of Business and Insead all recently launching courses aimed at next-gens.

The move is linked to a lack of targeted educational opportunities for family business leaders in Asia, said Ashutosh Khanna, the coordinator for IMI's new family business MBA.

August 24, 2011

Families in Asia who manage their philanthropic activities as a unit need to develop strong strategies for accommodating inter-generational differences to ensure the success of their efforts, according to a specialist in philanthropy.

Families in Asia who manage their philanthropic activities as a unit need to develop strong strategies for accommodating inter-generational differences to ensure the success of their efforts, according to a specialist in philanthropy.

March 16, 2011

Most of the big business schools now offer courses around the family business model. But are MBAs useful to businesses where the founding family member is unlikely to have one? Jeremy Hazlehurst investigates

May 1, 2006

Courses addressing the educational needs of those working in family businesses are a relatively new development. Now a plethora of institutions offer some form of dedicated family business training. George Malim explores some of the programmes on offer

George Malim is a freelance journalist specialising in technology and finance based in London. malim@blueyonder.co.uk

Courses addressing the educational needs of those working in family businesses are a relatively new development. Now a plethora of institutions offer some form of dedicated family business training. George Malim explores some of the programmes on offer

September 1, 2004

The relationship between fairness and how decisions are made

Randel Carlock is the Berghmans/Lhoist chaired professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership at INSEAD. 
Christine Blondel is senior research programme manager, INSEAD Initiative for Family Enterprise.

The relationship between fairness and how decisions are made

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