Indian School of Business
Thomas Schmidheiny Chair of
Family Business and Wealth Management
Issue 15, April 2012

Here is our next issue of the Family Business news with Women in Family Business as the main theme. As always, we have included snapshots of some articles for your quick read. We have also included the gist of few press clippings. Two of my recent articles are also available at

Hope you will find them interesting.

I encourage you to send interesting articles which we can consider for inclusion in our forthcoming newsletters.

Best wishes,
Professor K Ramachandran
Thomas Schmidheiny Chair Professor of Family Business and Wealth Management
Article Summaries
Women's Pathways to Participation and Leadership in the Family-Owned Firm
An Examination of the Challenges Daughters Face in Family Business Succession
The dynamics of women's roles as family business managers
Women in Family Firms: Characteristics, Roles and Contributions
From the press  
GenNext starts taking charge at Kirloskar
Financial Express, March 12, 2012
India Inc trusts insiders for top positions
Express Hospitality, 16 - 31 March, 2012
Most Women Billionaires rooted in Family Businesses
Forbes, March 21, 2012
Succession crisis in Chinese Family Businesses
China Daily, March 16, 2012
ISB Updates
ISB Researchers Excel
ISB Celebrates Graduation Day for PGP and PGPMAX
ISB Set to Commence its First Academic Session at Mohali


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