CeFEO researchers often appear in local, regional, national, and international media as experts on topics related to ownership and family business topics. Some CeFEO researchers also write their own articles for the media as well as op-eds and regular articles.
Examples of media outlets through which research from CeFEO has been diffused include Tidningen Entreprenör, Driva Eget, Dagens Nyheter, Fokus, Svenska Dagbladet, Dagens Industri, Veckans Affärer, Affärsvärlden, Expressen, Jönköpings-Posten, Östgöta Correspondenten, Borås Tidning, Ingenjören, VD-tidningen, Entré, Götheborske Spionen, Företagshistoria, Intrum Justitia Magazine, Elinstallatören, Svensk bibliotek och bokhandelstidsskrift, Lantbrukets affärer, Motorbranschen, Universitetsläraren, Motala och Vadstena tidning, Schweden-Aktuellt, TV 4, P4, Family Capital (Global, UK based) Tharawat Magazine (Global, Switzerland based), national newspapers in the Czech Republic, national radio in Sweden and Ecuador, national newspapers in Italy (IlSole24ore), regional radio in Italy (Friuli), and regional TV in Italy (Lombardy).
Recent Media Presence
CeFEO Co-Director Kajsa Haag was interviewed today by Sveriges Radio (Sweden's national public radio) on her research about divorce and its impacts on the family business. Listen to the interview and read more here (in Swedish).
What are the odds for a person of foreign background entering the board of Swedish stock listed firms? CeFEO researcher Timur Uman answers this question in an interview with Dagens Industri, the leading financial newspaper in Sweden. You can read the full article here (in Swedish).
CeFEO member Magdalena Markowska was featured this morning on our local radio station, P4 Jönköping. During the interview, Magda discussed her research on the topic of "mumpreneurship". It is becoming more and more common for mothers with young children to start their own businesses, although it is often easier to combine parenting with traditional gainful employment. Listen to the interview and read more here (in Swedish).
On the same topic, CeFEO member Lucia Naldi has been interviewed by the Sveriges Radio (Sweden's national public radio) about her research on mother entrepreneurs. The interview is in Swedish. Listen to the interview here (in Swedish).
Recent statistics indicate that 30,000 Swedish companies are risk. CeFEO member Mattias Nordqvist has been interviewed as expert by Dagens Industri, the leading financial newspaper in Sweden, regarding this allarming figure and asked to provide his insights. A record number of entrepreneurs have indeed passed the retirement age and around 30,000 Swedish small businesses lack successors who can take over, in particular in the rural areas of the country. You can read the full article here (in Swedish).
Regarding the decision of H&M to appoint Helena Helmersson as non-family CEO, replacing family CEO Karl-Johan Person. CeFEO's Co-Director Kajsa Haag was interviewed in Dagens Industri (ref. https://www.di.se), the most important daily business press in Sweden, about how to choose a new CEO.
You can read the full article here (in Swedish).
CeFEO member Sarah Fitz-Koch's research centers around entrepreneurship and family business in the agricultural sector, with a special focus on identity and wellbeing of entrepreneurs and families. Sarah explains more of her research and findings in this interview featured on the Swedish agricultural news-site, Lantbruksnytt. Watch the video-interview here (in Swedish).
Family businesses own with their heart, often employ women as top managers, and are vital for Sweden's countryside, confirms CeFEO member and PostDoc researcher Johan Karlsson. Johan's dissertation research sheds new light on the world's most common business enterprise - family business. In a recent interview featured in the popular paractitioners journal Entrè, Johan describes the three biggest differences between family and other companies. Read more here (in Swedish).