Being at the forefront of family business research and thinking by achieving excellence in research and education that adds new and meaningful knowledge to the theory of family business and produces impactful implications for the practices of family firms, leading a community of scholars and practitioners in developing the global resources for catalyzing the international exchange of ideas on family business.


Inspiring and supporting a better management of family firms through our international and interdisciplinary research and education on the distinctive characteristics, goals, processes and outcomes engendered by family influence on businesses.