Mission Statement

An Institute of Family Businesses for Family Businesses


The mission of the institute is…

… to highlight the opportunities and risks of the company form – family business,

… to make substantial contributions to theory formationresearch, teaching and education,

… to promote the exchange of ideas and experience of members of family businesses and business families,

… to educate potential successors and managers for family businesses,

… to provide the scientific knowledge gained to interested members of business families and family businesses,

… and to strengthen the future viability of family businesses and business families through numerous activities.