Open Science Research Excellence

ICFBE 2021 : International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship

Lisbon, Portugal
February 8 - 9, 2021

Call for Papers

ICFBE 2021 : International Conference on Family Business and Entrepreneurship is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Family Business and Entrepreneurship. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Family business
  • Family business strategy and management
  • Entrepreneurship and family business management
  • Sources of non-economic utilitiesĀ“ formation in the family business context
  • Institutional factors on the development of non-economic utilities in family firms
  • Evolution of non-economic utilities in family firms
  • Economic and non-economic utilities and their impact on firm management
  • Tension between economic and non-economic utilities in family firms
  • The impact of non-economic utilities on firm performance
  • Family business performance
  • Impact of family and business on strategy and performance
  • Branding strategies
  • Long term strategies, growth vs. Survival strategy
  • Processes and outcomes of corporate entrepreneurship
  • Role of family on new venture strategies
  • Impact of family and ownership on strategic processes
  • Efficacy of strategic plan vs. Strategic planning process
  • The role of financial and non-financial goals in strategy and resource allocation
  • Impact of family on network relations and consequent impact on centrality and performance
  • Corporate governance; role of boards of directors in family business, beyond board interlocks, and the role of non-board relations,
  • The role of top management teams, and executive compensation, professional non-family management
  • Development of family groups in developing economies
  • Strategy- as- practice, and strategizing activities in family businesses