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Title Handbook of research on family business / edited by Panikkos Poutziouris, Kosmas Smyrnios, Sabine Klein
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2006]


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Description xx, 631 pages : illustrations
Series Elgar original reference
Elgar original reference.
Contents Introduction: the business of researching family enterprises / Panikkos Z. Poutziouris, Kosmas X. Smyrnios and Sabine B. Klein -- Frontiers of family business -- Navigating the family business education / Frank Hoy and Pramodita Sharma -- An overview of the field of family business studies: current status and directions for the future / Pramodita Sharma -- Family businesses - contribution to the US economy / Joseph Astrachan and Melissa Shanker -- Theorizing family businesses and business -- a unified systems perspective of family firm performance / Timothy Habbershon, Mary Williams, and Ian Macmillan -- The family's dynamic role within family business entrepreneurship / Ramona Heck, Sharon Danes, Margaret Fitzgerald, George Haynes, Cynthia Jasper, Holly Schrank, Kathryn Stafford, and Mary Winter -- Critical leader relationships in family firms / Nigel Nicholson and sa Bjrnberg -- Business family as a team: underlying force for sustained competitive advantage / Lorraine M. Uhlaner -- Internal factors of family business performance: an integrated theoretical model / Alberto Gimeno Sandig, Gaston J, Labadie, Willem Saris, and Xavier Mendoza Mayordomo -- Family business research: metrics and methodologies -- The F-Pec scale of family influence: a proposal for solving the family business definition problem / Sabine Klein, Joseph Astrachan, and Kosmas Smyrnios -- Identification of different types of private family firms / Paul Westhead and Carole Howorth -- From vision to variables: a scorecard to continue the professionalisation of a family firm / Ken Moores and Justin Craig -- Working with families in business: a content validity study of the Aspen Family business inventory / Sandra L. Moncrief-Stuart, Joe Paul, and Justin Craig -- Family business themes in focus -- Founder successor's transition: a model of coherent value transmission paths / Ercilia Garca-Çlvarez and Jordi Lpez-Sintas -- Understanding strategizing in the family business context / Annika Hall, Leif Melin, and Mattias Nordqvist -- The professionalization of family firms: theory and practice / Lucrezia Songini -- Writing, implementing and maintaining family protocols / Miguel Angel Gallo and Salvatore Tomaselli -- Generic models for family business boards of directors / Joseph Astrachan, Andrew Keyt, Suzanne Lane, and Kristi McMillan -- Effective knowledge transfer in family firms / Rosa Nelly Trevinyo-Rodrguez and Josep Tpies -- Feuding families: the management of conflict in family firms / Franz W. Kellermanns and Kimberly A. Eddleston -- Family business succession -- Lost in time: intergenerational succession, change and failure in family business / Danny Miller, Lloyd Steier, and Isabelle Le Breton-Miller -- Towards a business family dynasty: a lifelong, continuing process / Johan Lambrecht and Rik Donckels -- Using the strategic planning process as a next-generation training tool in family business / Pietro Mazzola, Joe Astrachan, and Gaia Marchisio -- An integrated framework for testing the success of the family business succession process according to gender specificity / Vassilios D. Pyromalis, George S. Vozikis, Theodoros A. Kalkanteras, Michaela E -- Rogdaki, and George P. Sigalas -- Family business performance: global and trans-cultural issues -- Internationalization of family business through strategic alliances: an exploratory study / Kristin Cappuyns -- Family and cultural forces: shaping entrepreneurship and SME development in China / David Pistrui, Wilfred Huang, Harold Welsch, and Zhao Jing -- Board of directors in Italian public family controlled companies / Guido Corbetta and Alessandro Minichilli -- Family-firm relations in Italian SMEs: ownership and governance issues in a double-fold theoretical perspective / Luca Gnan and Daniela Montemerlo -- Longevity of Japanese firms / Toshio Goto -- Family business finance -- Family firms and financial behaviour: how family shareholder preferences influence firms' financing / Myriam Lyagoubi -- The structure and performance of the UK family business PLC economy / Panikkos Poutziouris -- Ownership structure and firm performance: evidence from Spanish family firms / Susana Menndez-Requejo -- Family ownership, corporate governance and firm value: evidence from the Spanish market / Mara Sacristn Navarro and Silvia Gmez Ansn -- Epilogue: theory building and the survival of family firms: four promising research directions / Shaker Zahra, Sabine B. Klein and Joseph H. Astrachan
Summary A collection of papers manifesting recent advances in the theory and practice of family business research, in response to the extensive growth of the family business discipline as a topic of academic inquiry. The principal objective of the vloume is to provide readers with a compliation of authoritative and scholarly papers, providing an overview of current thinking and contibuting to the further advancement of the field
Notes "In association with IFERA--The International Family Enterprise Research Academy."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Family-owned business enterprises.
Author Klein, Sabine, 1962-
Poutziouris, Panikkos.
Smyrnios, Kosmas, 1954-
International Family Enterprise Research Academy.
LC no. 2005037395
ISBN 1845424107 (hardcover)
9781845424107 (hardcover)
9781848440661 (paperback)