2013-2014 edition of the Transeo Academic Awards

About the 2013-2014 Transeo Academic Awards

The 2013-2014 edition of its "Transeo Academic Awards" rewarded the best academic papers on business transfer. With 14 papers in competition, among which several high-quality papers, the 2nd edition of the contest is a real success. Please find below all the abstracts. The full papers are available to Transeo Members only in the Transeo Extranet.


The 3 laureates of the 2013-2014 Transeo Academic Awards were awarded their prize at the 2014 European SME Transfer Summit on 25-26 March 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. They had the opportunity to briefly present to the audience the lessons learned from their research. They will also receive a money prize (2500€-1250€-750€) to reward the quality of their work.

Top 3, the 2013-2014 laureates:

1st Prize EMOTIONAL PRICING OF RESIGNING ENTREPRENEURS - Abstract Dr Nadine Kammerlander, Senior Research Assistant, Center for Family Business - University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
2nd Prize ENTREPRENEURIAL LEGACY: HOW FAMILY FIRMS NURTURE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SUCCESSION - Abstract

Prof. Peter Jaskiewicz, Associate Professor, Concordia University, Canada

Prof. Sabine Rau, Chair in Strategy and Family Business, WHU Vallendar, Germany

Prof. James Combs, Chair in Entrepreneurship, University of Alabama, USA

3rd Prize Small Business Transfer Decisions; What Really Matters? Ireland and Scotland - Abstract

Dr. Geraldine Ryan, Lecturer, School of Economics, University College Cork, Ireland

Dr. Bernadette Power, Lecturer, School of Economics, University College Cork, Ireland

2013-2014 Transeo Academic Awards Ceremony at the "European SME Transfer Summit" organized in Brussels by Transeo on 26th March 2014

From left to right in the picture : Bernard Jehin (Transeo BOD Member, Responsible for the Academic working group), Geraldine Ryan (Lecturer, School of Economics, University College Cork, Ireland), Nadine Kammerlander (Senior Research Assistant, Center for Family Business - University of St.Gallen, Switzerland), Sabine Rau (Chair in Strategy and Family Business, WHU Vallendar, Germany), and Lex van Teeffelen (Transeo Member,Chairman of the Transeo Academic working group Professor of Business Transfers and Innovation, HU Business School Utrecht)

 

Other contestants (in alphabetical order):

Entrepreneurial Exit in Family Firm Portfolios
Abstract
  • Naveed Akhter : Doctoral Candidate
  • Francesco Chirico : Associate Professor
  • Mattias Nordqvist: Professor
Jonkoping International Business School
Sweden
Managers mental models of small business acquisition
Abstract
  • Frédérique Grazzini, Associate Professor
  • Jean-Pierre Boissin, Professor
IAE de Grenoble (CERAG CNRS-UPMF), France
Are Websites Relevant Tools for Actors of Business Transfer?
Abstract
  • Aude d'Andria, Associate Professor, Université d'Evry
  • Katia Richomme-Huet, Associate Professor, Kedge Business School
THE IMPACT OF ADVISORS WITHIN THE SIBLING SUCCESSION
Abstract
  • DESCHAMPS BÉRANGÈRE, LECTURER RESAERCHER AT UNIVERSITY OF GRENOBLE (FRANCE)
  • CISNEROS LUIS-FELIPE, DIRECTOR OF THE HEC MONTREAL INSTITUTE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (CANADA)
  • BARÈS FRANCK, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT HEC MONTREAL (CANADA)
Preparing for internal non-family succession
Abstract
  • Susanne Durst, Assistant professor and researcher
  • Simon Katzenschlager, Vendor
Institute for Entrepreneurship - University of Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Gender bias in Successor Selection: Case Studies from France
Abstract
  • Salma FATTOUM, PhD., Assistant Professor
  • Janice BYRNE, PhD, Assistant Professor
INSEEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
France
LBOs effects on innovation: evidence from France
Abstract
  • LE NADANT Anne-Laure, Associate Professor
  • PERDREAU Frédéric, Associate Professor
CREM - Normandie University
France
Internal Versus External Ownership Transition in Family Firms: An Embeddedness Perspective
Abstract
  • Johan Wiklund, Professor
  • Mattias Nordqvist, Professor
  • Karin Hellerstedt, Assistant Professor
  • Miriam Bird, PhD Candidate

CEFEO - Jönköping International Business School
Sweden
INTERGENERATIONAL OWNERSHIP SUCCESSION - Ex post performance measurement or ex ante efficiency requirements?
Abstract
  • Professor Lars-Göran Sund
  • Professor Leif Melin
Jönköping International Business School
Sweden
Business transfer potential in Finland: aging entrepreneurs as sellers and predecessors
Abstract
  • Elina Varamäki, Dr., Adjunct Professor, Research Manager
  • Juha Tall, Project researcher, Post graduate student
  • Anmari Viljamaa, Dr., Principal lecturer
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Finland
PSYCHOLOGICAL BARRIERS IN BUSINESS TRANSFERS AND COPING STRATEGIES EXPLORED : TOWARDS A CONCEPTUAL MODEL
Abstract
  • Edwin Weesie - Coordinator and researcher
  • Lex van Teeffelen - Lector research line Business Transfers and Innovation
University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
Netherlands


For any question, please send us an e-mail: awards@transeo-association.eu

Bernard Jehin

Transeo BOD Member, Responsible of the Transeo Academic working group
Vice-Chairman of the SOWACCESS Board of Directors

Pr Lex van Teeffelen

Transeo Member,Chairman of the Transeo Academic working group
Professor of Business Transfers and Innovation, HU Business School Utrecht