Morten Bennedsen, The André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise at INSEAD and Academic Director of the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise.

Family firms are dominating global business today. To ensure longevity, they must phase their many challenges through long-term...

Family businesses have to align their values and expectations with the external hires they bring in to help manage their...

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