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: December 14, 2020 TIME: 11.00  Buenos Aires Time REGISTRATIONS: SPEAKERS: Claudio Muller, Allan Discua Cruz   PAST WEBINARS:   Boards of Directors in Family Firms: a Latin American Perspective  Governance is one of the key topics of interest of the family business field. The Board of Directors plays a key role in the governance system and its structure and processes have been extensively studied. In family-controlled firms, Boards of Directors are subject to particular challenges and opportunities.  Moreover, recent studies show that successful governance can be organized in more than one way. This webinar will feature IFERA Latam Committee members María Piedad López Vergara and Pedro Vázquez presenting academic research on Boards of Directors in Latin America. Moreover, the conversation will continue with Paula Rincón and Begoña Pereira-Otero, family business consultants who will share their experience on the topic with a focus on best practices in family firms. Juntas Directivas en Empresas familiares: una mirada desde Latinoamérica El gobierno corporativo es uno de los tópicos clave y de interés en el campo de las empresas familiares. Las juntas directivas juegan un rol muy importante en el sistema de gobierno, su estructura y procesos han sido estudiados en profundidad a nivel mundial. En empresas controladas por familias, las juntas directivas son objeto de cambios y oportunidades. Recientes estudios muestran que un gobierno corporativo puede ser organizado de diferentes maneras. Este webinar reunirá a miembros del comité de IFERA Latam, María Piedad López Vergara y Pedro Vázquez, quienes presentarán resultados de investigaciones sobre Juntas Directivas en América Latina. La conversación entorno a este interesante tema continuará con Paula Rincón y Begoña Pereira-Otero, consultoras de empresas familiares, quienes compartirán experiencias en este tema con un enfoque en las mejores prácticas para las empresas familiares.  WATCH THE WEBINAR:   SLIDES:   ORADORES: Pedro Vázquez Licenciado y Profesor en Psicología, MBA y Doctor en Dirección de Empresas. Desempeñó funciones en alta gerencia y directorios durante 20 años en empresas Europeas y Latinoamericanas. Es profesor en IAE Business School, donde participa como Director Adjunto del Centro de Empresas Familiares y miembro de la Cátedra de Gobierno de las Organizaciones. Integra el Consejo de Dirección de la Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales de la Universidad Austral. Dicta regularmente cursos y participa en conferencias en varios países de América y Europa. Preside el capítulo Latinoamericano de IFERA (International Family Enterprise […]

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Latin America

July 8, 2020

This webinar is dedicated to the sharing and discussion of findings and best practices from the COVID 19 Survey with Latin America based Family Businesses and Researchers (in Spanish). DATE: July 23, 2020 TIME: 11.00  Buenos Aires Time REGISTRATIONS: https://www.iae.edu.ar/es/LaEscuela/Eventos/Paginas/PYMESEmpresasFamiliaresNavegandolaCrisis.aspx Event Chair: Pedro Vazquez & Isabel Botero (PVazquez@iae.edu.ar ) HAVE YOU MISSED THIS WEBINAR? Watch it now at: https://www.iae.edu.ar/es/LaEscuela/IAEHoy/Paginas/Empresas-Familiares-Navegando-la-Crisis.aspx  

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Agency, Altruism, and Governance in Family firms: Looking back and looking forward

September 16, 2020

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of publication of Agency and Altruism in Family Firms, an article that sparked ongoing theoretical interest, and substantial debate, about the governance of family firms. In this session, I will share some history and perspective about both that article, as well as the evolution of theory and research that that occurred over the past two decades since its publication. Directions for future research will also be addressed. Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Date: September 24, 2020 Time: 6.00 PM CET WATCH IT NOW: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/OoR-aBJoLsTpslSSq3Y-8iJq_xQCjOY8AL1MEP2u5cIIZ2qMcNFW3jsmTvrTJhY-VFDH6yz4I6GsFfrl.nHV4CL-Pu-r8SKCy?continueMode=true

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Josip Kotlar: From Research To Publication

June 16, 2020

Professor Josip Kotlar about the importance of research positioning Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Webinar slides here. Webinar password: kotlariferamembers

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A Conversation about Research Methods in FB

June 16, 2020

Massimo Bau, Jönköping International Business School (Sweden) & Emanuela Rondi, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano (Italy), about research methods in family business. Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Video password: baurondiiferamembers

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How to Conduct a Literature Review

June 16, 2020

Professor Salvatore Sciascia, LIUC University (Italy), about how to conduct a literature review. Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Webinar slides here. Video password: sciasciaiferamembers

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Theory Building in Family Business Research

June 16, 2020

Professor Thomas Zellweger, University of St Gallen (Switzerland), about theory building in family business research: some reflections based on the paper “Property Rights, Owner-Management, and Value Creation” forthcoming in Academy of Management Review. Guest speaker: Bill Schulze Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Webinar slides here. Video password: zellwegeriferamembers

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Trends and Opportunities in Family Business Research

June 14, 2020

Professor Alfredo De Massis, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, talks about trends and opportunities in family business research. Part of the 2020 IFERA Research Development Program. Webinar slides here. Video password: demassisiferamembers

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