FOBI's Research Impact

The goal of the FOBI grant program has been to support the creation of knowledge in the family business field. Since 2001, grants have been awarded to over 65 scholars around the world. Of these, 49% have produced research that has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Family Business Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and the Journal of Family Business Strategy. This body of work is presented below with grants organized into relevant topical categories.

 

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Accounting

Two grants have been awarded to study family business within the accounting area between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, one has yielded a published paper. 

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Finance

Five grants have been awarded to study family business within the finance area between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, two have yielded published papers. 

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Marketing

Seven grants have been awarded to study family business within the marketing discipline between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these seven grants, three yielded published papers.

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Organizational Behavior

Twenty-three grants have been awarded to study family business within the organizational behavior area between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, eleven have yielded published papers. 

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Social Responsibility/Philanthropy

Six grants have been awarded to study family business within the social responsibility and philanthropy areas between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, four have yielded published papers. 

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Strategy

Twenty grants have been awarded to study family business within strategy between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, ten have yielded published papers.

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Supply Chain Management

Four grants have been awarded to study family business within the supply chain management area and philanthropy area between the years of 2001 and 2019. Of these grants, two have yielded published papers.

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