Meet Wojciech Czakon

As we are ALL already looking forward to the next IFERA 2023 conference in Krakow, we decided to share with you some initial insights taken from a conversation we have had with Wojciech Czakon, professor of strategic management at Jagiellonian University in Krakow and, together with Karolina Mania, one of the IFERA 2023 conference chairs. […]

The IFERA 2022 Award Ceremony

Once again, IFERA 2022 was able to match the highest expectations. Hosted by the University of Cantabria the Conference mixed a vibrant academic environment with the Belle Epoque charm of the City of Santander. Beside the intense program of consortia, PDW and parallel sessions and the inspiring keynote speeches by Cristina Cruz, Roy Suddaby and […]

Get to know our Latam Chapter: María Piedad López Vergara

As part of the series of interviews meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to the advancement of Family Business Research in Latin America, we would like you to meet Dr. María Piedad López Vergara.   María Piedad López Vergara is assistant professor for the General Management Department at INALDE Business School, Universidad […]

Get to know our LATAM Chapter: Allan Discua Cruz

As part of the series of interviews meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to the advancement of Family Business Research in Latin America, we would like you to meet Dr. Allan Discua Cruz. Dr. Allan Discua Cruz works within the  Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department (ENST) of the School of Management at Lancaster […]

The struggle is really different: Three PhD students at various stages share their story

Pursuing a PhD is a multiyear-long task and entrepreneurial undertaking. However, starting, concluding and succeeding a PhD during a global pandemic that does not hold back from academia is yet another story. Challenges and struggles are perceived more intensely, or maybe they are just different from those that PhD students might have encountered in pre-COVID […]

The Supervisor-Supervisee Relationship during Covid19

The unforeseen crisis caused by COVID-19 is imposing a new reality on our personal and professional lives. In academia, conferences, meetings, and classes have been moved to a fully online environment which requires strong adaptation, especially in shifting to home-based work. This new setting had a substantial impact on students starting their PhD Programs, making […]

Get to know our LATAM Chapter: Renata Bernardon

This series of interviews is meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to advancing Family Business Research in Latin America. Renata Bernardon graduated in business from the PUCRS (2001), she has a Master in Business and Administration also from PUCRS (2004), a MBA Entrepreneurship & Family Business from, EAE, Barcelona – Spain (2007) […]

GET to KNOW our LATAM Chapter

Ricardo Aparicio Castillo This series of interviews is meant to introduce our IFERA Latam Chapter committee, devoted to the advancement of Family Business Research in Latin America Ricardo Aparicio Castillo is head and professor of the Organization Behavior and Business-Family departments at IPADE. He is also director of the “Centro de Investigación para Familias de […]

FB in times of crisis: Gimnasio Fontana, Colombia

As part of the IFERA series on “Family Businesses in Times of Crisis”, we are pleased to share with you the interview of María Piedad López-Vergara, Assistant Professor and Director of INALDE Family Business Research Center at INALDE Business School, Colombia, with Natalia Zuleta, second generation member and Marketing and Innovation Director of Gimnasio Fontana  […]