Family Business Research Meets Practice in Latin America

July 24, 2020

Research in any field pursues the advancement of scientific knowledge. While rigorous scientific discovery is an achievement itself, many researchers also pursue to produce findings relevant to improve practice. Other researchers and practitioners also work for developing practical uses of existing research. These webinars aim to create and to develop a collaborative space where research and practice can meet to discuss and to develop rigorous and relevant knowledge for the advancement of family firms. This cycle of webinars will be conducted in Spanish language and expects to bring insightful exchange of knowledge and practice between family business researchers and practitioners with a special interest in Latin America. Every webinar has a distinct topic and different panellists and is organized by members of the IFERA Latam Committee. NEXT ON: DATE: October 26, 2020 TIME: 11.00  Buenos Aires Time REGISTRATIONS: Speakers: Maria Piedad Lopez Fernandez & Pedro Vazquez DATE: December 14, 2020 TIME: 11.00  Buenos Aires Time REGISTRATIONS: Speakers: Claudio Muller, Allan Discua Cruz   PAST WEBINARS Family firm’s longevity and family member’s behavior in theory and practice. DATE: August 28, 2020 TIME: 11.00-12.00  Buenos Aires Time LANGUAGE: Spanish SPEAKERS: Renata Bernardon, Ricardo Aparicio Castillo, Guillermo Salazar, Mariana Martinez Family businesses play an important role in the global economy and are particularly renowned for their longevity. Understanding what factors can contribute or interfere to long term sustainability and how family dynamics and influence are good or bad allies for firm’s continuity, has important consequences for theory and practice. This panel will feature IFERA Latam Committee members Renata Bernardón and Ricardo Castillo presenting academic research about how family members’ behavior helps family firms to achieve longevity. Moreover, the conversation will continue with Guillermo Salazar and Mariana Martínez, family business consultants, sharing their experience on the topic with a focus on best practices in family firms.   Longevidad de la empresa familiar y comportamiento de los miembros de la familia en la teoria y en la práctica.  Este webinar traerá Renata Bernardon y Ricardo Castillo, miembros del Comité de IFERA Latam. Ellos presentaran la investigación que trata del tema de cómo el comportamiento de los familiares ayuda a las empresas familiares a alcanzar la longevidad y la participación de Guillermo Salazar y Mariana Martínez, consultores de empresas familiares, compartiendo su experiencia sobre el tema y las mejores prácticas realizadas por las empresas familiares. La empresa familiar representa un papel importante para las economías de todo el mundo y comprender por qué algunas de ellas alcanzan la longevidad es importante no solo para la investigación, sino para la práctica. Diferente factores interfieren en una empresa para sobrevivir en el tiempo y además, los elementos de la dinámica y influencia familiar ¿son fuentes positivas o negativas para ayudar a lograr la continuidad y longevidad? WATCH THE WEBINAR:   SLIDES:     ORADORES: Renata Bernardon Licenciada en Administración de Empresas por la PUCRS (2001), Maestría en Negocios y Administración también por la PUCRS (2004), MBA em Emprendimiento y Empresa Familiar por la EAE, Barcelona, España (2007) y Doctorado en Administración por la Unisinos, con período de estudios en EDHEC (Francia) (2018) como investigadora invitada. Tiene experiencia en […]

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