Business growth news

Disruptive innovation and succession planning in family business 22/04/15

Disruptive innovation and succession planning in family business

In an article on the Premierline website, Professor Alfredo De Massis discusses the importance of 'disruptive innovation' in creating new markets. 

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Secrets to growing a successful family business 15/04/15

Secrets to growing a successful family business

Professor Alfredo De Massis is featured on the Premierline website, discussing the importance of family businesses.

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How policymakers can help family firms 31/03/15

How policymakers can help family firms

In an opinion piece in Family Capital, Alfredo De Massis says that to really boost the economy, politicians need to focus on family firms, not start-ups.

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Lancaster launches programme tailored to support family businesses 30/03/15

Lancaster launches programme tailored to support family businesses

Lancaster University Management School is preparing to launch a new programme tailored to help support the family business sector.

New app uses location tech to match Lancaster students with the best deals on campus 06/02/15

New app uses location tech to match Lancaster students with the best deals on campus

A new smart phone app created by two LUMS students enables discounts and offers to be sent directly to students walking close to businesses on campus.

Endeavour is the standout quality 05/02/15

Endeavour is the standout quality

In a letter published in the FT, LUMS Entrepreneur in Residence Philip Coatesworth says that the standout quality in entrepreneurs is 'endeavour', and that is not easily taught.

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