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Alfredo De Massis’ work on family businesses honored with multiple awards

This month of June, IMD Professor De Massis received the prestigious Barbara Hollander Award from the Family Firm Institute and had three of his articles on recognized with the Schulze Publication Awards
July 2023

The month of June was a most bountiful period for Alfredo De Massis, IMD Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business, Wild Group Chair in Family Business.  He was the recipient of the prestigious Barbara Hollander Award, named after the founder and first president of the Family Firm Institute, as well as of three Schulze Publication Awards. 

The Schulze Foundation honored articles co-authored by De Massis and published on, the leading online resource for family businesses, of which he is also an editorial board member. The three articles have received more than 20,000 views so far: 


“These awards serve as a testament to the impact and influence of my publications, recognizing and honoring the significant efforts that I put in being an ‘engaged scholar’, aimed to achieve both academic rigor and impact on practice,” said De Massis.