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Author Poutziouris, P. Z

Title Handbook of Research on Family Business
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub., 2007


Description 1 online resource (652 pages)
Contents Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: the business of researching family enterprises; 1 Navigating the family business education maze; 2 An overview of the field of family business studies: current status and directions for the future; 3 Family businesses' contribution to the US economy: a closer look; 4 A unified systems perspective of family firm performance; 5 The family's dynamic role within family business entrepreneurship; 6 Critical leader relationships in family firms; 7 Business family as a team: underlying force for sustained competitive advantage
8 Internal factors of family business performance: an integrated theoretical model9 The F-PEC scale of family influence: a proposal for solving the family business definition problem1; 10 Identification of different types of private family firms; 11 From vision to variables: a scorecard to continue the professionalization of a family firm; 12 Working with families in business: a content validity study of the Aspen Fa
Summary The Handbook of Research on Family Business provides a comprehensive first port of call for those wishing to survey progress in the theory and practice of family business research. In response to the extensive growth of family business as a topic of academic inquiry, the principal objective of the Handbook is to provide an authoritative and scholarly overview of current thinking in this multidisciplinary field. The contributors examine recent advances in the study of family business, which has undertaken significant strides in terms of theory building, empirical rigor, development of sophistic
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Subject Family-owned business enterprises.
Family-owned business enterprises
Form Electronic book
Author Smyrnios, K. X
Klein, S. B
ISBN 9781847204394