Lorraine Uhlaner


Main contributions

Small Business Economics Journal (2022; 2020; 2013; 2012; 2010; 2007; 2003; 2001), Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development (2021; 2016; 2012; 2004), Review of Managerial Science (2021), Human Relations (2020), Central European Business Review (2019), Journal of Family Business Strategy (2017), Journal of International Business Studies (2010 ; 2014 ; 2015), Corporate Governance: An International Review (2014), European Research Journal (2013), Journal of Business Ethics (2012), International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (2011 ; 2014), International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing (2010; 2005), Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2007), Journal of Small Business Management (2006 ; 2021), Journal of Business Venturing, (2005), Family Business Review (2015; 2005), International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (renommé International Review of Entrepreneurship) (2002), Journal of Organizational Change Management (1997; 1992)

Discipline: Management
Faculty: Management & Humanities
Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Family Business


Lorraine M. Uhlaner, Ph.D, is Professor of Management, specialized in Entrepreneurship and EDHEC Family Business at EDHEC Business School. She received her Ph.D. in Organization Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, in 1980. Her core research interests include responsible ownership and corporate governance and their effects on firm performance in family businesses and other privately-held firms. She currently serves as senior advisor to a related project at the University of Economics, Prague, and sponsored by the Czech Science Foundation. Other research topics include corporate social responsibility and innovation in the privately-held firm, and comparative entrepreneurship research on formal institutional and (cross) cultural influences. Her publications include articles in the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Family Business Review, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Small Business Economics Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Small Business Management.

Publications of Lorraine Uhlaner

17.11.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Entrepreneurship, age, and social value creation: A constraint based individual perspective

Hoogendoorn Brigitte, Van Der Zwan Peter, Stephan Ute, Lorraine Uhlaner

Journal of Small Business Management, November 2022

01.11.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Formal HRM in family SMEs: the role of family-centered goals and family governance

Lorraine Uhlaner, Michielis Anneleen, Arijs Diane

Review of Managerial Science, Volume 16, November 2022, Pages 2553 - 2576

02.02.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Disentangling succession and entrepreneurship gender gaps: gender norms, culture, and family

Manuel Feldmann, Lukes Martin, Lorraine Uhlaner

Small Business Economics, February 2022

01.02.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Disentangling Succession and Entrepreneurship Gender Gaps for Young Adults: Social Role and Family Embeddedness Considerations

Lorraine Uhlaner, Feldman Manuel, Lukes Martin

Small Business Economics, Volume 58, February 2022, Pages 997 - 1013

14.11.2021 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

The novelty-centered business model: A transition mechanism between exploration and exploitation in SMEs

Lorraine Uhlaner, Karmeni Kerim, Lucianetti Lorenzo

Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, November 2021, Pages 1 - 28

Derniers articles EDHEC Vox


Do outside directors add value to private family businesses?

  • Lorraine Uhlaner , Professor
  • Yan Du , University of Antwerp