About

About Us

The STEP Project was founded in 2005 by Babson College (USA), ESADE (Spain), HEC (France), Jönköping International Business School (Sweden), Bocconi University (Italy), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), and University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany). After 15 years the STEP Project Global Consortium becomes an independent organization. STEP Project aims to be a leading context-sensitive applied research initiative, that explores business families across generations and develops solutions that have immediate application for business leaders

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

STEP Project is committed to collaboratively research transgenerational entrepreneurship in order to produce highly relevant, applied research which makes a tangible difference to the business families and their stakeholders around the world.

Our Vision

To be a leading global family business research project with an international research reputation towards producing insights that are of relevance to researchers, family business, stakeholders and the practice community at large.

About Us

The STEP Project was founded in 2005 by Babson College (USA), ESADE (Spain), HEC (France), Jönköping International Business School (Sweden), Bocconi University (Italy), University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), and University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany). After 15 years the STEP Project Global Consortium becomes an independent organization. STEP Project aims to be a leading context-sensitive applied research initiative, that explores business families across generations and develops solutions that have immediate application for business leaders

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

STEP Project is committed to collaboratively research transgenerational entrepreneurship in order to produce highly relevant, applied research which makes a tangible difference to the business families and their stakeholders around the world.

Our Vision

STEP Project is committed to collaboratively research transgenerational entrepreneurship in order to produce highly relevant, applied research which makes a tangible difference to the business families and their stakeholders around the world.