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Myths and Realities: Past, Present and Future

This is the first in a five-week series on “past, present and future” – exploring myths and realities in family enterprise. This theme on myths and realities is also the theme of the… 69 more words


The Myths and Realities of Defining Family Wealth: Whose definition is it anyway?

Webster’s Dictionary defines wealth as follows:

  • Abundance of valuable material possessions or resources.
  • All property that has a money value or an exchangeable value.
  • All material objects that have economic utility, especially; the stock of useful goods having economic value in existence at any one time.
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Realities and Myths of Entitlement in Business Families

Entitlement in family business is not always about the next generation, at times it also includes the founder generation’s beliefs, patterns and ways of being. Just as the younger generation feels it may have the right to one day run/control the business, the founder generation feels it has the right to run/control it for as long as they are alive, and at times beyond their death. 1,582 more words


More Distressing News About Millennials and the Future of Our Workforce

More Distressing News About Millennials and the Future of Our Workforce

A few weeks ago I reported on the results of the Programme for the International… 597 more words

Janet Wall

Things I Don't Know

I often talk about the importance of admitting what I don’t know.  Most of the time, that relates to the classroom environment.  I talk about how students can tell when we are faking knowledge, though it sometimes takes them some time to do so, and how that undercuts their faith in us.  621 more words

A Review of Manufacturing Morals by Michel Anteby // National Academic Advising Associations

At first glance, this may appear to be the next in the line of pop-ethnographies of postsecondary institutions that includes Rebekah Nathan’s My Freshman Year… 42 more words


Family Firms and Entrepreneurship: A different point of view

Continuing our series on Myths and Realities, HEC Montréal professor Danny Miller weighs in on “Family Firms and Entrepreneurship: A different point of view.”

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