Research Topics

Mapping the research topics at CeFEO illustrates the multifacted nature of the research carried out in the center.

Research at CeFEO is conducted through different research projects around three core dimensions: Entrepreneurship, Family, and Ownership, with particular interest toward Strategy, Governance and Accounting.

The different research projects at CeFEO involve one or more affiliated researchers, often with other scholars from JIBS and/or from other universities and business schools. CeFEO research strives to be interdisciplinary. For instance, historically at JIBS, researchers from business administration have been encouraged to collaborate with researchers from other disciplines (e.g., economics and commercial law) either within or across specific research projects. This approach creates unique breadth in the center’s research activities.

 

Cefeo research topics: Entrepreneurship, Family and Ownership. Fields: Strategy, Governance, Accounting

Mapping the research topics at CeFEO illustrates the multifacted nature of the research carried out in the center.

  • Entrepreneurial lifecycle
  • New venture creation/Start-ups
  • Entrepreneurial orientation
  • Entrepreneurial intentions
  • Entrepreneurial wellbeing
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial families
  • Family entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial couples
  • Entrepreneurship by mothers
  • Portfolio/Serial entrepreneurship
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial entry/exit
  • Spin off/Spin out/Spawn
  • Rural/Urban entrepreneurship
  • Failure
  • Family capital/familiness
  • Family Embeddedness
  • Family Theory
  • Divorce
  • Succession
  • Socioemotional wealth
  • Emotions, identity and wellbeing
  • Reputation management
  • Meaning of ownership
  • Ownership forms
  • Family ownership
  • Employee ownership
  • Public ownership
  • Hybrid ownership
  • Psychological ownership
  • Ownership transfer
  • Succession
  • Crowdfunding

[with specific reference to entrepreneurship / family / ownership]

  • Strategy making
  • Strategy-as-practice
  • Organizational change
  • Firm performance
  • Firm growth
  • Firm internationalization
  • Firm innovation
  • Value creation
  • Portfolio/M&A
  • Responsibility
  • Sustainability
  • Human resources
  • Career
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Philanthropy
  • Spirituality and religion
  • History

[with specific reference to entrepreneurship / family / ownership]

  • Business governance
  • Family governance
  • Informal governance
  • The role of the chairperson
  • The role of the board of directors
  • The role of the CEO
  • Non family CEO
  • The role of the top management team
  • Non-family managers
  • Stakeholders and multiple stakeholders
  • The role of advisors
  • Wealth management
  • Legal aspects

[with specific reference to entrepreneurship / family / ownership]

  • Accounting and auditing professions
  • Accounting choice
  • Accounting practices
  • Auditing
  • Control practices
  • Financial accounting
  • Financial instruments
  • Financial and non-financial reporting
  • Earnings management
  • Management accounting
  • Management control

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