Videos

Kellogg Family Business Alumni Network Leader Ryan Butler on the Power of Alumni Continuity.

Professors, Peers, Programs, Research.

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KCFE Executive-in-Residence John Nelson

Co-Founder & CEO at SEED Beauty and KCFE Executive-in-Residence John Nelson discusses Kellogg and Business Success.

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Knowledge and The Network.

An Interview with MBA Graduate Tamer Barazi.

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Dr. Pendergast explains our Forming Family Enterprise Government Program.

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Why KCFE?

MBA Graduate Tamer Barazi.

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KCFE Postdoctoral Research Update: Krishnan Nair

KCFE Postdoctoral Fellow Krishnan Nair gives an update on his family business-focused research.

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KCFE Postdoctoral Research Update: Catherine Faherty

KCFE Postdoctoral Fellow Catherine Faherty gives update on her family business-focused research.

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#10 Family Business Governance

Family Business Governance: Successful leaders of family businesses are students of governance. Their operational role is to understand, test, and endorse the unique strategies of a family business.

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#9 Stewardship Theoretical Concepts

An overview of the importance of Stewardship Theory from the Individual Level and the Organizational Level.

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#8 Agency Theoretical Concepts

An overview of the importance of understanding Agency Theory in the successful governance of the family business enterprise.

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#7 Four Tests

The Four Tests are used by successful family businesses as a diagnostic tool for evaluating individuals for leadership roles.

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#6 The Four R's

The Four R's tangibly compliment the Four L's by helping to provide transparency and accountability around the roles members of the current and next generation play. The Four R's are Role, Requirement, Responsibility, and Remuneration.

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#5 - The Four L's

There is a predictive evolution of how you learn family business - from apprenticeship to leadership to stewardship. This evolution fits into a simple, four-quadrant framework: The Four L's.

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#4 - The Big Tent Approach

It is inevitable that members of the family enterprise will have different aspirations and contributions. Insightful leaders ensure that there are pathways for each member to prepare for and contribute to the enterprise in a meaningful way. This is known as The Big Tent Approach.

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#2 - Continuity Plan

Planning is required to reduce the inevitable tension between each of the dyads represented in the Three-Circle Framework.

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#1 - Three Circles Revisited

This well-known diagram demonstrates the family firm modeled as comprising three overlapping, interacting, and interdependent subsystems of family, managers, and owners.

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