The Institute for Family Business was established in 1987 to provide a forum for the development and dissemination of information relevant to the continuity and health of the family business.
The Institute is committed to helping more family businesses survive to the second and third generations and beyond. Family businesses possess the strengths and values of both the business and the family, but their separate needs present challenges which can threaten the businesses' continuity. Family businesses need support which is sensitive to this inherent tension. The Institute provides this support through:
- Family Business Coursework
- Family Business Forums
- Texas Family Business of the Year Awards Program
Dr. William J. Worthington is director of the Institute for Family Business at Baylor University. He can be reached via email at Bill_Worthington@baylor.edu or by phone at (254) 710-6203.