Study group family enterprises

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The constitutive meeting of the study group took place on 21 October 2005 under the name of Study Group for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. It was renamed into Study Group for family enterprises in November 2016.
Members: 106 (as of 2017)

Chair:
Prof. Dr. Werner Plumpe, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, chairman
Sabine Falke-Ibach, RUD. IBACH SOHN GmbH & Co. KG, CEO.
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Next Event: 17th meeting of the study group for family enterprise:

The next meeting of the study group is currently being prepared. Further information will be provided here shortly.

Review: study group family enterprises 2019

This year's session of the study group family enterprises took place on 22nd of November 2019 at Coroplast Fritz Müller GmbH & Co. KG in Wuppertal. The topic revolved around family enterprises and their consultants.

RAINER KURTZ, executive director of Kurtz Holding Gmbh & Co. Beteiligungs KG, provided insights in the experience of his company with exterior consultants. Other lectures concentrated on the role of consultants in Merck's corporate strategy in the early 1980s and the US steel-company Lukens, regarding business historical aspects. NILS KOERBER, owner of «KERN. Die Nachfolgespezialisten», a consulting agency supporting family businesses regarding generational shifts, as well as purchase or sale of family companies, focused on the chances and difficulties that come with company succession and what role consultants play in this process.


You can find the program and a review of the session further below in the download area.

Impressions

Review and Downloadarea

2019

2019

16th meeting of the study group family enterprises
22 November 2019
Host: Coroplast Fritz Müller GmbH & Co. KG
«Familienflüsterer. Familienunternehmen und ihre Berater»

2018

15th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
9 November 2018
Host: Werner Reimers Stiftung, Bad Homburg
«Pleiten, Pech und Pannen in Familienunternehmen»

2017

14th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
10 November 2017
Host: Falke KGaA, Schmallenberg
«Langlebigkeit von Familienunternehmen. Strategisches Geschick oder glückliche Fügung?»

2016

13th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
11 November 206
Host: Johann Borgers GmbH&Co. KG, Bocholt
«Krisen in Familienunternehmen»

2015

12th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
13 November 2015
Host: Industrie- und Handelskammer, Frankfurt am Main
«Unternehmertypen und Führungsstile»

2014

11th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
7 November 2014
Host: Kurtz Ersa Group, Hasloch
«Familienunternehmen - Der Unternehmer und seine Familie»

2013

10th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
7 and 8 November 2013
Host: Gerolsteiner Brunnen GmbH & Co. KG, Gerolstein
«Hidden Champions»

2012

9th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
26 October 2012
Host: Eintracht-Museum, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt am Main
«Sport»

2011

8th meeting of the study group familiy enterprises
28 October 2011
Host: IHK Darmstadt, Darmstadt
«Energie und Umwelt»

2010

no meeting of the study group mall and medium-sized enterprises took place

2009

6th meeting of the study group small and medium-sized enterprises
18 and 19 September 2009
Host: Borgers GmbH, Bocholt
«Internationalisierung»

2008

5th meeting of the study small and medium-sized enterprises
28 and 29 September 2008
Host: Standortinitiative Wurzen e.V. und Sächsisches Wirtschaftsarchiv e.V., Wurzen und Leipzig
«KMU in Ostdeutschland»

2007

4th meeting of the study group small and medium-sized enterprises
7 September 2007
Kreuzwertheim
«Unternehmen und ‚ihr‘ Ort»

2007

3rd meeting of the study group small and medium-sized enterprises
22 February 2007
Host: Museum der Olfry Ziegelwerke GmbH & Co. KG, Gut Daren
«Unternehmen und Archiv»

2006

2nd meeting of the study group small and medium-sized enterprises
29 September 2006
Host: ODU Steckverbindungen GmbH & Co. KG
«Familienunternehmen - Ein Spektrum im Spiegel der neueren Forschung»

2005

1st constitutive meeting of the study group small and medium-sized enterprises
21 October 2005
Host: Industrie-und Handelskammer, Frankfurt am Main
«Gestaltung des Arbeitskreises»