In this page we portray a selection of the most relevant research projects lead by CeFEO members in the fields of family business, family entrepreneurship, and ownership.
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Conditions for entrepreneurship in the form of a foundation: long-term and sustainable development in rural areas?Kajsa Haag, Massimo Baù, Ulf Larsson Olaison, Hanna Almlöf, Katarina Olsson
We study the terms and conditions for entrepreneurship in foundation form, with the ambition to answer the question of whether and how a foundation can be used for long-term and responsible ownership of locally based business activities.
Karin Hellerstedt, Lucia Naldi, Mattias Nordqvist
The project will study how rural businesses can survive in the long term and how they can develop by becoming less dependent on their current owners.
Massimo Baù, Kajsa Haag, Simone Møkster
A tailor-made, modular online learning program with a specific focus on family business needs and challenges. The online educational program will be designed and structured following the elements and philosophy of microlearning.
Entrepreneurial practices, revenue streams and accounting plasticity in the digital platform economyAndreas Jansson
This project explores the specific conditions for entrepreneurship on digital platforms, and how this relatively recent form of value creation shapes actors' understanding of the historically fluid and morally laden concept of revenue, the main framework for c...
Magdalena Markowska, Lucia Naldi, Helene Ahl
The design of the Swedish welfare system makes employment the preferred career option. Yet, the number of women who are mothers of small children who choose to start a business is increasing in Sweden.
Trans-generational continuity of the owning family: Identity formation, relationship dynamics, and emotional influenceMarkus Plate, Ethel Brundin
Family businesses are emotionally complex for the owning family. Joint ownership and work in the business gives rise to positive emotions that foster joy and pride, strengthening family relationships and identities, but also other emotions like shame and guilt...