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2015: Family-Owned Business Database for the Great Lakes Bay Region

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2015

Authors: Saginaw Valley State University


Family businesses remain a vital force for innovation, job creation, and community development in Michigan. The Saginaw Valley State University Family Business program proposed to create a comprehensive database of family-owned businesses in the Great Lakes Bay Region and surrounding counties.

Project Updated As Of September 30th, 2015


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Author Information

Rama Yelkur is a professor in the School of Business at St. John Fisher College. Prior to Fisher, she served in a variety of roles including dean of the College of Business and Management at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, director of international business programs, and professor of marketing at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and marketing faculty member at Texas A&M International University.

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