• 1170 Citations
1980 …2016

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Professor Ward teaches and studies succession, ownership, governance and philanthropy of family enterprises.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Stanford University

… → 1973

MBA, Stanford University

… → 1969

BA, Northwestern University

… → 1967

Research interests

  • Family business

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  • Research Output

    Family Business Succession: 15 Guidelines and Pathways

    Ward, J. L. & Craig, J. B., 2015, China Family Business Report on Succession.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 24 Scopus citations

    Building a Successful Family Business Board: A Guide for Leaders, Directors, and Families

    Pendergast, J. M., Ward, J. L. & De Pontet, S. B., 2011, Palgrave Macmillan. 263 p. (A Family Business Publication)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Cómo los valores y la visión de las familias dirigen la estrategia y la continuidad de la empresa

    Translated title of the contribution: How family values and vision drive business strategy and continuityWard, J. L., Dec 28 2011, In : Universia Business Review. 32, p. 26-38 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    GMR group: A case of serial entrepreneurship

    Ramachandran, K., Ward, J., Waiker, S. & Jha, R., Dec 1 2011, Family Enterprise in the Asia Pacific: Exploring Transgenerational Entrepreneurship in Family Firms. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 164-181 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter