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18TH EIASM WORKSHOP ON FAMILY FIRM MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
BALANCING FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL WEALTH

NAPLES, ITALY, OCTOBER 2-3, 2023
CO-ORGANISED BY


Department of Economics, Management, Institutions,
University of Naples, Federico II
Italy


Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership,
Jönköping International Business School
Sweden

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

Ruth Aguilera 
Distinguished Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, USA



Joe Astrachan
 

Emeritus Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kennesaw State University, USA

 

Anneleen Michiels  Associate Professor of Finance & Family Business, Faculty of Business Economics, Hasselt University, Belgium
 

 

CHAIRPERSONS


Alessandro Cirillo
University of Naples, Federico II, Italy - CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

Donata Mussolino
University of Naples, Federico II, Italy


 

Salvatore Sciascia
FABULA, Università Cattaneo, LIUC, Italy - CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

Massimo Bau
CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

 

Kajsa Haag
CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

 

 

COMMITEES

Scientific committee
Adele Caldarelli – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Riccardo Viganò – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Mauro Romano – University of Bari, Aldo Moro, Italy
Antonio Corvino – University of Foggia, Italy
 
Organizational committee
Olimpia Meglio – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Fabrizia Sarto – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Emmadonata Carbone – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Maria Angela Manzi – University of Naples, Federico II, Italy

BACKGROUND

European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) is an international network for management research and teaching that includes more than 50.000 management scientists from all over the world. EIASM’s mission is to enhance high quality in research and doctoral studies in management and related disciplines. The 18th annual EIASM Workshop on Family Firms Management Research is co-organized by Department of Economics, Management, Institutions, University of Naples – Federico II, and the Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership, Jönköping International Business School and takes place in Naples, Italy. This event continues the tradition of successful academic gatherings that took place in Jönköping (2005, 2007 & 2012), Nice (2006), Naples (2008), Hasselt (2009), Barcelona, (2010), Witten (2011), Helsinki (2013), Bergamo (2014), Lyon (2015), Zwolle (2016), Bilbao (2017), Larnaca (2018), Nantes (2019), online with the support of the EuFBC Network (2021), and Cork (2022). The workshop provides excellent opportunities for researchers to share their experiences, receive high-value feedback on each other’s work, and to form new research collaborations. The workshop is the ideal occasion for young scholars to present their ideas in a very competitive but, at the same time, informal context. Nonetheless, it fits also with established scholars who might find fertile ground in this workshop to stimulate academic debate and advance knowledge. The workshop consists of plenary sessions and research paper presentations, multiple social activities are also planned.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Emotions pervade family firms influencing their strategic orientation and decisions. Since the introduction of the Sociomotional Wealth (SEW) concept by Gomez-Mejia and colleagues (2007), the rationale for framing family firms’ distinctive behaviour has been rooted in the preference for non-financial goals over financial ones. Family firms may pose SEW preservation as a priority retroceding financial wealth as a secondary end. However, scholars claim the need of balancing financial and non-financial wealth, i.e. the need for a co-existence of different types of goals, not the supremacy of one type of objective over the other one (Kotlar & De Massis, 2013). This conceptual effort flourished around the logic of the mixed-gamble approach (Gomez–Mejia et al., 2014): some contingency factors might invoke the primacy of financial goals over non-financial ones when, for example, family control or family survivability are jeopardized. This mixed-gamble perspective found fertile ground in multiple research areas such as internationalization (Alessandri et al., 2018), M&A (Faud et al., 2021; Hussinger & Issah, 2019), performance (Chirico & Kellermans, 2022), initial public offering (Kotlar et al., 2018) and growth (Bauweraerts et al., 2021). Despite such an effort, the literature still lacks to deepen the question of what are the factors that drive the balance between financial and non-financial goals within the firm and the family and how the balance is planned and reached among family and non-family shareholders.
 
Therefore, in the 18th EIASM Family Firm Research workshop, we invite you to engage with the topic of “Balancing financial and non-financial wealth”. We welcome contributions that deal with the following issues (among the others):
  • the influence of family heterogeneity in balancing strategy;
  • the role of time and family generation in the selection of financial and non-financial goals that might co-exist;
  • the potentially detrimental effect of not balancing financial and non-financial wealth;
  • the definition of non-financial wealth beyond emotional-related capital;
  • the role of non-family stakeholders in shaping the balance between financial and non-financial wealth; 
  • the disclosure and accountability of family and business goals;
  • the role of formal and informal governance mechanisms in defining and supporting the balance of different types of wealth.
While submission of papers related to the central theme, “Balancing financial and non-financial wealth”, is particularly encouraged, the workshop continues its tradition to accept articles relevant to family firm management and add value to the development of the family business field in general, and to our understanding of drivers of different types of family business performance, in particular.  For example, we welcome papers exploring the intersection between Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Gender, Ethics, Sustainability, Innovation, Digitalization, Internationalization, Governance, Accounting, Control, Marketing, Practice, Emotions, HR, Careers.
 

DEADLINES

Deadline abstracts: 4 June 2023
Authors notification: as of 11 June 2023
Registration for authors: 1 August 2023
Deadline final paper: 8 September 2023

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts
 
Please submit your abstract only through the EIASM online submission system.

Note that the proposal have to be submitted online as ONE document
The proposal is composed by a cover page and the body of the proposal that consists of a 2 pages abstract (cover page not included). 
- the cover page should be a separate sheet including the following information: Title,  Each author’s name, his/her affiliation, address, telephone, e-mail. 
- the 2 page abstract should include: Purpose/topic of research, Research method, Theories used and Contribution of research.
All proposals should be single spaced, 11 point font, Times New Roman or similar.
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After acceptance of the abstract, you will be invited to submit a final paper.
Final papers can be submitted in two formats:
- As a Full paper
- As a Work-in-progress (7-10 pages plus tables and references). 

PROGRAMME

PRACTICALITIES

FEES - to be announced

VENUE
The workshop will be held in the “Centro Congressi Federico II”, seafront - Via Partenope, 36, 80121 Naples

HOTELS
A selection of hotels and alternative accommodations with dedicated discounts or special fares will be disclosed soon. 

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