Le Breton-Miller, Isabelle

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Le Breton-Miller, Isabelle


Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; married Danny Miller (a research professor). Education: University of Montreal, B.B.A., 1986, M.Sc., 1996.


Home—Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Office—University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. E-mail—[email protected].


University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, researcher at HEC Montreal (business school), 1987-97, conference administrator, 1995-97; National Bank of Canada, Montreal, assistant to director of personnel for Montreal region, 1997-98; Generation Net, Montreal, director of administration and human resources, 1998-99; McKinsey and Co., Boston, MA, external consultant in organizational design, 2000-01; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, senior research associate, 2001—. Guest speaker at business conferences and universities.


(With D. Miller) Managing for the Long Run: Lessons in Competitive Advantage from Great Families Businesses, Harvard Business School Publishing (Boston, MA), 2005.

Managing for the Long Run has been translated into Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.

Contributor to books, including The Family Business Research Handbook, edited by P.Z. Poutziouris, K.X. Smyrnios, and S.B. Klein, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 2006; Advances in Strategic Management: Strategy and Ecology, edited by J. Baum and others, JAI Elsevier (Oxford, England), 2006; and 2005 Kellogg Family Business Conference: Best Practices & New Ideas, edited by L.E. Shefsky and J.L. Ward, Duff & Phelps (Evanston, IL), 2005. Contributor to periodicals, including Strategic Organization, Family Business Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Leader to Leader, Long Range Planning, Families in Business, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Management Inquiry. Member of editorial board, Business Horizons, 2005—, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2007—.