Publications

Find the latest research and publications from the WHU Chair for Family Business.




Better equipped for digital business models
(May 2021)

How the owning family influence how businesses develop new digital business models.




Additional benefits in Family firms 
(March 2021) 

Depending on the type of business, not all employee benefits are equally valuable




Family-owned Firms as Employers 
(March 2021)

Who harbours more frequent intentions to change jobs: Blue-collar or white-collar staff?




E-Commerce in Family firms 
(March 2021)

While the mail order industry used to be disruptive itself some firms struggled more than others when new competitors entered the scene.




When the former CEO becomes an obstacle (January 2021)

Why sustained influence of the former boss after the handover of a family business could inhibit innovation.

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