Talking About Family Business in Japan

Professor Craig traveled to Tokyo to speak at the Family Business Leadership Conference. Click for details.

KCFE Research & Publications Page

We are committed to conducting use-inspired research (Pasteur's Quadrant) and to pursuing research to better understand the challenges facing business families. Click to view Research & Publications page.

Core Concepts - New KCFE Animation Series

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Launching Family Enterprise Boards

KCFE's Newest Exec Ed Program. Click for more.

Family Business Office Hours on the Miami Campus

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Lee Kum Kee: The Secret Sauce at the MBA Family Enterprise Elective

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Are Your Employees Putting the Company's Interests First?

Justin Craig in Kellogg Insight. Click for more.

Alum Paul Darley to Speak at Family Business MBA Elective on Feb 13th, Dublin in March.

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Welcome Jim Ethier - Our Newest Adjunct Professor

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Professor Craig on PwC's 2017 US Family Business Survey

"The PwC Family Business Survey provides rich insights." Click for more.

Laying the Groundwork for Generational Change in the Family Business

Professor Craig Comments on Arthur Gregg (A.G.) Sulzberger being named deputy publisher of The New York Times. Click for details.

Radio Flyer's 100th Anniversary Animated Short: Take Flight

Q&A With Chief Wagon Officer and Kellogg Alum Robert Pasin. Click here to access.

Q & A with Professor Lloyd Shefsky

Founder of Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises. Click to access.

KCFE and PwC Announce Executive Education Course

A two-day course for its partners on topics and issues faced by family-owned enterprises and their owners. Click for details.

Advice from Parents of Kellogg's 2016 Graduates from Business-Owning Families

KCFE's Annual Commencement Celebration Talk and Reception. Click above for details.

The Future of Bush Brothers & Company: Developing a Shared Vision for a Complex Family Enterprise

New Case Study is Available. Click above for details.

Family-owned firms 'better equipped to survive downturns'

Professor Justin Craig article in Click to read article.

2016 Family Enterprise Leadership Award

The Milliken Family of Milliken & Company and Pacolet Milliken. Click for details.

Kellogg Insight: What It Takes for a Family Business to Innovate

Professor Justin Craig article for KelloggInsight Newsletter. Click to read the article.

Inaugural Learning Series on Family Business for Kellogg's Newest Program

Eight students of Kellogg's MS in Management Studies (MSMS) attended informal Meet & Learns. Click for details.

Through the Family Business Leadership Coaching Lens

FEC Lunch and Learn: The Impact of Leadership Coaching within Family Businesses for Current and Rising-generation Leaders. Click for details.

Kellogg Insight: Why Leaders Should Nurture Their "Social-Emotional" Intelligence

Article by Adjunct Lecturer of Leadership Coaching Co-Academic Director, Leading Family Enterprises

Kellogg Insight: How a Family Business Can Capitalize on Its Unique Culture

Article by Professor John Ward. Click for details.

Day at Berkshire Hathaway: Lunch With Warren Buffett

KCFE students visited Berkshire Hathaway, including lunch and a two-hour Q&A session with Warren Buffett. Click for more.

Lunch and Learn Miami/EMBA: A 60-Minute Family Business Retreat

"Paradoxes and Pathways within the Family Business". Click for details.

Lunch and Learn: Gender Roles in the Family Business

Kellogg FEC welcomed Amy Schuman from Kellogg's Governing Family Enterprises Executive Education program. Click for details.

Happy Special Birthday

Use This Wish Sparingly in Family Business.
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Joining the Family Business: One Year In

Executive in Residence Lunch and Learn with W.S. Darley & Co. Click here.

2016 Trust Barometer Report: Trust and CEOs

KCFE will host a presentation of the 2016 Key Findings by two of Edelman's top executives. Click above.

Field Trip to Radio Flyer, Inc. - 92 Years Young

Radio Flyer hosts a group of Kellogg students from the EMBA. Click above for details.

Managing the Communication Paradox in the Family Business Circus

Craig Blog: There are many ways to approach the management of the communication paradox.

Innovation and Culture: Field Trip to SC Johnson

Twenty students from Kellogg's MBA student Family Enterprise Club (FEC) were lucky to start off fall quarter with a day-long tour to the SCJ campus. Click image above for details.

Announcing Visiting Professor Pramodita Sharma

John Ward: "Her passion for family business students makes her a perfect fit for our vision as a Center."

Conference Proceedings Books

Proceedings Books from our past Family Business Conferences 2002-2007. Insights gleaned from these books are as important and relevant today as they were then.

Q&A With New KCFE Co-Director, Justin Craig

We posed some questions, so you can know him better.

Lessons From My Entrepreneurial Journey

Kartik Wahi '10 - Business Standard Article

The Nature and Timing of Difficult Questions

Lunch and Learn

International Tax Planning

Practitioners Discuss Cross-border Tax Planning With
the Next Generation of Family-Business Leaders

Family Business Intensive: Exchange for Kellogg Partner School from India

KCFE hosted 50 MBA students from the Indian School of Business Master's in Family Business Program (ISBMFaB). Click here for details.

EY NextGenners Learn at Kellogg

KCFE welcomed students from 14 different countries for a weeklong course through Ernst & Young's Family Business Center of Excellence called "EY NextGen Academy Excellence Advanced Program." Click here.

KCFE is Growing! Justin Craig.

Justin Craig has joined Kellogg as full-time Clinical Professor of Family Enterprise and Co-Director of our Center for Family Enterprises (CFE). Click here for details.

Family Business Wisdom: Graduation 2015

Thoughts on working for one's family enterprise directly after Kellogg or in the future. Click here.

2015 Family Enterprise Leadership Award Given to Marc Puig of Barcelona, Spain

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KFBO: Key Experience for Students from Family Businesses Concludes for the School Year

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Creating a Culture of Change

By John Ward. Click here.

Professor Ward Speaks at Kellogg's Alumni Club of Mexico City

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Professor Shefsky: Real Homework is Not for Students

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Brazil Gathering: Professor John L Ward Speaks to Alumni and Guests

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Leadership Lessons from the Top

Kellogg Executive Women's Network (KEWN) held "A Fireside Chat with Powerful Female Business Leaders"

George Garvin Brown IV Globe and Mail Interview

History and Strategy in a Changing Marketplace

Radio Flyer Named Top Place to Work 2015

Crain's Chicago Business named Radio Flyer to its Best Places to Work 2015 list. Robert Pasin ('97) is CEO. Click here to read more.

Lunch and Learn for Kellogg EMBA Students.

A second generation family member for Parkway Construction and Associates gathered together a group of 20 fellow EMBA students to talk about family enterprise and enterprising families. Click here for details.

Jason Surber of ATF, Inc. is Featured Speaker

MBA Student Nidheesh Patel'16 with Alum Jason Surber'02, President of ATF, Inc, and Professor John L. Ward. Click here for details.

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