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Providing the family business world and academic communities with new cutting-edge research and knowledge.

Through our research and educational work with family businesses from all over the world, we have gained some extraordinary insights into the dynamics that can drive family businesses either to outstanding achievements or to failure.

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The future of wealth management

What private banks need to do to drive the future of wealth management

The fourth industrial revolution – featuring artificial intelligence, big data, the internet of things and so on – presents many challenges to private banks when it comes to wealth management.

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Bringing the Family Back into the Business

Lessons on linking the family identity to the business brand from a new global study

Emeritus IMD Professor Joachim Schwass explores family identity in a short article based of his recent book "Wise Family Business – Family Identity Steering Brand Success" published in September 2016.

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Jebsen & Jessen Family Enterprise: Masters of Entrepreneurial Partnerships

Lessons from the winner of the 2016 IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award

Receiving one of the most prestigious accolades for "excellence in family business" was a memorable moment for Hans Michael Jebsen and Heinrich Jessen.

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Family business books to inspire you

IMD Family Business Faculty have a long tradition of writing inspiring and successful books. Available on Amazon and from our campus bookshop.

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