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VIDEO: Le aziende familiari sono in grado di sopravvivere alla crisi economica? – Are family businesses coping with the economic crisis?

16 Gen
16/01/2014
Foto del profilo di Paolo Morosetti

by Paolo Morosetti

SDA Professor of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management

Più dell’80% delle aziende europee sono aziende familiari. Paolo Morosetti, Direttore dell'Area Strategia e Imprenditorialità, sostiene che siano meglio equipaggiate per sopravvivere alla crisi economica perché sono più avverse al rischio, più lungimiranti e più resilienti rispetto alle altre aziende.

More than 80% of companies in Europe are family businesses. Paolo Morosetti, Director of the Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management Department, asserts they are better equipped to survive this economic crisis because they are more risk adverse, think long term and have a resilience that non-family businesses lack.

Why we need a paradigm shift in leadership

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18 Dic
18/12/2013

Foto del profilo di Markus Venzin

by Markus Venzin

SDA Professor of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management


Are you happy with how things are going in society, politics and business?

The 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer is at a historical low and indicates that times demand that leaders should behave differently. Take the financial services industry as an example: The global economic decline and the liquidity crisis are often dated to various events, including when BNP Paribas terminated withdrawals from three hedge funds (2007), the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis and the bursting of the U.S. housing bubble, the plummeting of the values of securities tied to U.S. real estate pricing, and the overall damage of financial institutions globally

The reasons for the crisis were manifold: excessive financial leverage (including the use of off-the-balance-sheet financial vehicles), ill-considered acquisitions, diversification based on dubious synergies, flawed risk management and governance systems, as well as problems of vertical and horizontal coordination along the wider banking value network. The economic side effects cascaded globally, impacting the European sovereign debt crisis, which created high levels of household debt, trade imbalances, and record-high unemployment, thus imposing severe austerity measures.  In the financial industry, many banks have lost more than 90% of their share price, scores of banks were foreclosed, and of those that survived, many have yet to fully recover. Leggi tutto →