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Meet the Editors of Family Business Review
April 03, 2020
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n its 30+ year history, the Family Business Review (FBR) has had a series of distinguished editors. As an FFI member, you may be familiar with many of them: Ivan Lansberg, Kelin Gersick, Max Wortman, Joseph Astrachan, Pramodita Sharma, and currently Tyge Payne.

An enormous amount of work goes into publishing a scholarly journal, and we are pleased to highlight this year’s team – with thanks for its efforts that have helped secure FBR’s impact factor of 6.188 and its ranking as 13 out of 147 in the Business Category for Journal Citation Report (Clarivate Analytics 2019). More than 120,000 downloads of FBR articles occurred in 2019!

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G. Tyge Payne, Editor, is Georgie G. Snyder Professor of Strategic Management Jerry S. Rawls Professor of Management at Texas Tech University. His research interests include family business, firm-level and corporate entrepreneurship among others. His teaching interests include strategic management, technology and innovation management, and research models. He has been the editor of FBR since 2018.

Read his latest editorial, “Focus on the Family.”

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Donald O. Neubaum, senior associate editor, is a DeSantis Distinguished Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University. His research interests include issues of ownership and governance and how they relate to innovation and corporate entrepreneurship, family businesses, and ethics/social responsibility.

Read his latest article, “Family Business Leaders’ Metaphors and Firm Performance: Exploring the ‘Roots’ and ‘Shoots’ of Symbolic Meanings,” co-written with Alessandra Tognazzo.

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Keith H. Brigham is associate professor of entrepreneurship and Kent R. Hance Professor in Entrepreneurship Coordinator at Jerry S. Rawls College of Business and Administration, Texas Tech University. His research focuses on strategic management and entrepreneurship. He received FBR’s Excellent Reviewer Award in 2009, 2012, and 2016.

Read his November 2019 editorial, “Socioemotional Wealth (SEW): Questions on Construct Validity,” co-written with G. Tyge Payne.

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Jon Carr is the Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at North Carolina State University. His research is focused on three general domains within the field of management—entrepreneurship, family business, and organizational behavior—and the interface between these general areas.
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Cristina Cruz Serrano is professor of entrepreneurship and family business at IE Business School in Madrid. Born into a family business, she dedicates most of her teaching and research to studying organizations in which a family group is present and has an influence in strategic decision making.
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Alfredo De Massis is full professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and is the director of the Centre for Family Business at Lancaster University Management School. He and his co-authors received the 2017 FBR Best Article Honorable Mention Award. Alfredo has recently published a book, Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods for Family Business (2020), which is co-authored with Nadine Kammerlander.

Read his co-authored article “Family Governance at Work: Organizing for New Product Development in Family SMEs,”, which received the 2017 FBR Best Article Award Honorable Mention.

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Daniel Holt is associate professor in the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute at Louisiana State University. He and his co-authors received the 2018 FBR Best Article Award.

Read his March 2020 editorial “The Adulthood of Family Business Research Through Inbound and Outbound Theorizing,” co-written with Peter Jaskiewicz, Donald O. Neubaum, and Alfredo De Massis.

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Peter Jaskiewicz is full professor and University Research Chair in Enduring Entrepreneurship at the University of Ottawa where he conducts quantitative and qualitative research on entrepreneurship and family business. Peter currently serves on the FFI Best Dissertation Awards committee and has been the committee chair for the FFI Best Unpublished Research Paper Award.

Read the FFI Practitioner issue co-written by Peter Jaskiewicz, “How to Keep a Business Family Alive: Families that fuel next generation family business leaders.”

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Nadine Kammerlander is full professor of family business at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. She has several years of working experience with McKinsey & Company and advised several international companies active in the semiconductor and automotive industry in their product development processes and strategy. She has received the FFI Best Unpublished Paper, Best Doctoral Dissertation, and FBR Outstanding Reviewer awards from FFI. She is currently the chair of the Best Unpublished Research Paper Awards Committee.

Read her August 2019 article, “Construals Matter: Painting the Big Picture or Drawing the Brushstrokes of the Family Firm,” co-written with Nicola Breugst.

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Josip Kotlar is associate professor of strategy and family business at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. His research is at the intersection of strategy, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and his work focuses primarily on family businesses. In 2017, he received the FBR Outstanding Reviewer Award.
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Evelyn Micelotta is associate professor of management at the University of Ottawa. She received the FFI Outstanding Reviewer Award in 2016 and in 2019 was named an Excellent Reviewer. Her research interests include institutional maintenance and change, family business, and sociocultural dynamics in entrepreneurial settings.
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