Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Research International Conference (EFERIC) (Edinburgh, United Kingdom - June 27-29, 2018)

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  • Conference
  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 3 Days
  • Theorem Conferences & Events
  • Conference Dates: June 27-29, 2018
until May 30th 2018
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Researchers, Scientists, Scholars and Students Can Share Their Experiences, Ideas and Research Results About All Aspects Related to Entrepreneurship and Family Business

The Organisers of the Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Research International Conference (EFERIC) would like to welcome you to the webpage of this event, which will be held in Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom).

The conference will take place from the 27th to the 29th of June 2018 at the Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh (Scotland, UK).

EFERIC is an international forum where researchers, scientists, scholars and students can share their experiences, ideas and research results about all aspects related to Entrepreneurship and Family Business. We also want to discuss the practical challenges encountered and their possible solutions.

All papers will be reviewed by experts in their (corresponding) field and will be included in the proceedings of the conference. The selected papers will be published on Special Issues of International Journals.

The organising committee and the editors of the journals will select which, among the papers presented, they consider to be the best.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Edinburgh!

Topics will include, but not limited to:

  • Entrepreneurship & growth
  • Corporate and strategic entrepreneurship
  • Universities and entrepreneurship
  • Spin offs and knowledge transfer
  • Innovation and Technological entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and regional development
  • Governmental support for entrepreneurs
  • Social and community entrepreneurship
  • Green entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and gender
  • Entrepreneurial culture
  • Entrepreneurial learning and communities of practice
  • Studies of new businesses and business survival
  • Entrepreneurship and ethnic minorities
  • International entrepreneurship
  • Managing globalisation and international business
  • Small/family business management, intra/entrepreneurship
  • Managing business relationships
  • Managing work place motivation/pressure/stress
  • Managing learning and improvement
  • Instilling creativity
  • Managing supply chains
  • Developing/leveraging core competencies
  • Improving the quality of the management
  • e-Management
  • International businesses management
  • Internationalisation in family businesses - entrepreneurship focus
  • Human Resources impacts brought about by internationalisation - European context around ‘passporting’
  • Impact of ‘Brexit’ on family businesses involved in export markets: opportunities and challenges
  • Multinational family businesses - internationalisation impacts, challenges, strategies and issues
  • Governance of multinational family businesses
  • Case studies of multinational family businesses focusing on any management aspect, e.g. entrepreneurship (new business development, new product development), strategy

The Registration Fee Includes:

  • Publication of Your Paper in the Journal(s) of the Conference
  • Merchandising of the Conference
  • Program of the Conference
  • Publication of the Papers in the Proceedings e-Books
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Lunches
  • Social/Cultural Tour in Edinburgh
  • Conference Dinner
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Honorific President
PhD. Tomás Bañegil Palacios
Full University Professor | Director of the Family Enterprise Department
University of Extremadura

PhD. Ramón Sanguino Galván
Head of the Department of Business Management and Sociology
University of Extremadura

PhD. Ascensión Barroso Martínez
Chair of Family Business | Co-ordinator of the project Emprendedorext
Cátedra de Empresa Familiar | Coordinator of the Project Emprendedorext
Department of Business Management and Sociology University of Extremadura

PhD. Claire Seaman
Reader in Enterprise and Family Business
Queen Margaret University

PhD. João Leitão
University of Beira Interior
University of Lisbon

Conference Manager
Ms. Monica Martins
CEO & Founder
Theorem Conferences & Events
United Kingdom

Conference Assistant
Mr. Miguel Rasquinho
Theorem Conferences
Portugal Office

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  • Researchers
  • Scholars
  • Scientists
  • Students
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Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret Dr
EH21 6UU
United Kingdom


Queen Margaret University is a modern university located in Musselburgh, East Lothian near Edinburgh in Scotland. It is named after Saint Margaret, wife of King Malcolm III of Scotland.

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