Family Business Research in the UK: Insights on COVID-19 and Social Impact
5th February 2021, 09:30 - 13:30
Event Venue: Online via Teams
The IFB Research Foundation and Centre for Family Business at Lancaster University Management School are collaborating to host a research workshop to explore the social and community impact of family businesses, and the research implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Building on the successful event held last year at Cass Business School, the IFB Research Foundation and Centre for Family Business at Lancaster University Management School are collaborating to host a research workshop bring family business researchers and practitioners together for a multi-disciplinary conversation about the direction of travel for family business research in the UK. Two main themes will run through the conversation: the social and community impact of family businesses, and the research implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This research workshop hosts researchers and family business practitioners to share their current research and to explore avenues for future family business research in the UK context.
The event will take place online (MS Teams) on Friday 5th February, 2021, 9.30-13.30 GMT and is free of charge.
It will have a workshop format, enabling researchers and family business owners to come together to share their experiences and insights.
The event will explore the following themes and questions:
- The challenges presented by COVID-19 for family firms in the UK and the implications for family business research in the UK.
- The social impact of family firms – what are the main currents in social research on family businesses?
- How can researchers and academics better engage family businesses in our research activities to achieve more impact?
- The research priorities and future plans of the IFB Research Foundation.
To register to attend this event, please use this link.