Dear All,

We have chosen Family Entrepreneurship as the main theme for this issue of the Family Business News. As you know, entrepreneurship is one of the critical perpetuating factors of family enterprises. There is growing interest in this area across the world. We have included the snapshots of some articles and gist of press clippings. Hope you will find them interesting.

We would like to inform you that Witten University, Germany is undertaking a study on “Indian Family Businesses International Joint Ventures” and wanted inputs from Indian family businesses.  Request you to support this study by taking few minutes of your time to complete the questionnaire given below. The main focus of this study is on Indian Family Businesses and the relationships they have and/or are establishing with international partners.

As always, I encourage you to send your feedback and interesting articles which we can consider for inclusion in our forthcoming newsletters.

Best regards,

Article Summaries
Corporate Entrepreneurship in Family Firms
Entrepreneurial aspirations among family business owners
Entrepreneurship as Radical Change
Portfolio Entrepreneurship in Family Firms
From the press  
Cyrus Mistry sets up Group Executive Council to reshape Tata Group
Economic Times, May 1, 2013
Family Owned Global Luxury Firms Report Good Growth Numbers
Campden FB: Family Business Round-up, March 25, and April 19, 2013
BMW signs pact with TVS Motor Company
Economic Times, April 9, 2013
Next-gen family business leaders interested in social change, not just profit
Economic Times, April 3, 2013
Ajay Piramal Group Plans to Enter Infrastructure Sector
Economic Times, April 3, 2013
Ambani Brothers Come Together to strengthen hold on Telecom Business
Economic Times, April 2, 2013
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering targets 25% Revenues from Aerospace and Defence Sectors
Economic Times, March 29, 2013
ISB Updates
Making Negotiations Predictable
Open Data Camp 2013
Summer Research Conference 2013


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