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Department of Strategy is looking for Research Fellow in Family Business.

The Research Fellow in Family Business is expected to be fully involved in most research projects of the Centre for Family Business and help develop a novel and relevant research agenda for the following years, including study design, creation of research methodologies, survey development, processing and analysis of data as well as the writing and ensuring […]

Department of Strategy is looking for Research Fellow in Family Business.

Jiří Hnilica a Aleš Kubíček have successfully finished the FFI GEN Certificate in Family Business Advising (CFBA) organized by the Family Firm Instittute

Jiří Hnilica and Aleš Kubíček have successfully finishedthe FFI GEN Certificate in Family Business Advising (CFBA) organized by the Family Firm Institute. This certificate is presented to individuals who have achieved comprehensive professional knowledge and gained significant expertise that can be used as value to family business owners and family wealth clients.   Family Firm Institute (FFI) is designed to increase […]

Department of Strategy is looking for Research Fellow in Family Business.

Case study prepared by Lenka Machková and Jiří Hnilica nominated among three best teaching cases at the IFERA 2018 conference

The case study entitled “Succession in the Czech family business – the case of LIKO-S company” was nominated among three best cases within the “Then Clarenwater Foundation” best teaching case award. IFERA (International Family Enterprise Research Academy) belongs to the most prestigious worldwide conferences in the field of family business. The case study was prepared by […]

Department of Strategy is looking for Research Fellow in Family Business.

New minor specialization “Family Business”

The Department of Strategy and Center for Family Businesses are opening a new minor specialization entitled Family Business. The minor is focused on specifics of family firms, which represent the predominant form of entrepreneurship worldwide. The minor specialization will bring together academics, family business owners and students to answer, for instance, the following questions: Which […]

Review of Managerial Science published “Gender-related factors in family business succession: a systematic literature review” presented by A. Kubíček and O. Machek

Succession is one of the most discussed topics in family business research. However, despite the changing professional and family roles of women and the growing number of female CEOs worldwide, published works in the body of literature have relatively little to say on the role of gender in succession. The article reviews the recent development […]

Two-day workshop for family business owners: Transferring family business to new generation

“How to successfully transfer family business to second generation” – international conference

O. Machek’s study about employee compensation and job security in family firms published in JEEMS

Journal of East European Management Studies, which is published by the University of Regensburg, published a study entitled Employee Compensation and Job Security in Family Firms: Evidence from the Czech Republic. The results suggest that Czech family firms offer higher job security to their employees; however, it is compensated by a lower level of wages. […]

Routledge published “Gender and Family Entrepreneurship” with a chapter by Aleš Kubíček and Ondřej Machek

Information about the book This book focuses on gender and family entrepreneurship, as they are interrelated concepts particularly important in today’s global society. The book highlights the significance of the role of gender in the development and growth of family businesses. It helps readers understand the role of family dynamics in business, particularly in terms […]

C. H. Beck Publishing House Published the Book “Family Firms”, which emerged at the Center for Family Businesses

Machek, Ondřej: Rodinné firmy [Family firms] 1st edition. Prague: C. H. Beck, 2017, 160 pages. ISBN 978-80-7400-638-8. Despite the importance of family firms for the Czech economy, family business is still a neglected area of research in the Czech Republic and there is no scholarly book devoted to this field. The goal of this book […]