News from Small Business Research Centre Kingston University, United Kingdom

Robert Blackburn has been appointed to the Ownership Effect Inquiry. The Ownership Effect is an inquiry revealing new evidence on the performance of employee-owned businesses following a sustained period of growth in their number over the past 5 years. More details can be found here: http://theownershipeffect.co.uk/

News from KMU-HSG, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Managing the Family Business is a new book published by KMU-HSG and CFB-HSG director Thomas Zellweger. This reference book covers the most important challenges facing family businesses. Zellweger, Thomas: Managing the Family Business. Theory and Practice, Edward Elgar, 2017, ISBN Hardback: 978 1 78347 069 3, Paperback: 978 1 78347 070 9, eBook: 978 1 78347 071 6 https://cfb.unisg.ch/en/lehre/managing-the-family-business

ENSR Newsletter July 2017

To read more about our network and activities we invite you to click on the link from our latest Newsletter. ENSR Newsletter July 2017

News from TMA, Ireland

The network of Community Information Services in Ireland performs an important role by providing citizens with access to free public information, advisory and advocacy services. The network is enabled to do this by a mixture of staff comprising employees, volunteers and participants from an active labour market programme (the Community Employment scheme). TMA were requested by the Citizens Information Board, … Read More

News from CCIR, Romania

CCIR launched the third edition of the study on business environment perceptions on the economy The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) launched in May the study on Perceptions of the business environment on the economy. The study, at its third edition, was commissioned by CCIR and conducted by Kantar TNS on a sample of 501 companies across … Read More

News from CCIR, Romania

UNIDO and Romania’s private sector to build stronger partnerships for inclusive and sustainable industrial development On the sidelines of the 2017 Vienna Energy Forum, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation to advance mutually beneficial partnerships between the Romanian private sector and UNIDO … Read More

News from Praxis, Estonia

Impact assessment of EU-funded transport investments Praxis in cooperation with Stratum OÜ and LBS Positium OÜ has completed the impact assessment of the EU’s structural funding of transport during programme periods 2007-2013 and 2014-2020. The research was commissioned by the Ministry of Finance of Estonia. The objective of this study was to provide an independent assessment of the purposefulness, efficiency, … Read More

News from KMU-HSG, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Global Family Business Index» has been updatedlobal Family Business Index» has been updated The «Global Family Business Index» has been updated in June 2017. The index has been launched in 2015 and comprises the largest 500 family firms around the globe. The world’s 500 largest family businesses account for a combined $6.8 trillion in annual sales, enough to be the … Read More

News from IKEI, Spain

IKEI Anniversary IKEI was created in 1977, on the initiative of a group of financial institutions, industrial companies and chambers of commerce from the Basque Country and Navarra. So this year IKEI is 40 years old. On its inception, it was conceived by its founders in order to further the economic and social development of the region, by financing, conducting … Read More