Organisation and Development of Business Families – Prof. Dr. Heiko Kleve takes over new WIFU Foundation Chair

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Since July 1, 2017, Prof. Dr. Heiko Kleve has been supporting the team of the Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU) at Witten/Herdecke University in research and teaching on the characteristics of family businesses. He was appointed to the newly established WIFU Foundation Chair for Organisation and Development of Business Families. Prof. Kleve contributes a great academic experience to WIFU. He recently taught and researched as a professor of sociological and socio-psychological foundations of social work at the Fachhochschule Potsdam. From 2013 to 2017, he was head of the Department of Social and Educational Sciences. Furthermore, he was also director of the Master’s degree program in Social Work with Families, as well as the scientific director of the further training courses on systemic case management, systemic coaching and systemic constellations. He received his doctorate in sociology in 1998 at the Freie Universität Berlin. Prof. Kleve has been an advisor, mediator, coach and supervisor for individuals, groups, teams and companies for 20 years and has authored numerous specialist publications.

WIFU is very happy to welcome our newest team member!