Francesco Chirico is a Professor of Strategy and Family Business at Macquarie Business School (Australia) and member of the Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership at Jönköping International Business School (Sweden). His research focus on the intersection of strategy and entrepreneurship with a special focus on family firms. His research work explores resource management processes and acquisition and divestiture strategies that affect the realization of competitive advantage and value creation in organizations. He serves on the editorial review board of ET&P, FBR, and JFBS. Francesco Chirico’s research has been published in JOM, SEJ, ET&P, OS, HR, SBE, FBR, LRP and JFBS.