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The endurance of family businesses : a global overview

Author: Paloma Fernández Pérez; Andrea Colli
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of essays offering an overview of the importance and resilience of family-controlled large businesses.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paloma Fernández Pérez; Andrea Colli
ISBN: 9781107037755 1107037751
OCLC Number: 829645919
Description: xvii, 288 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of contributors --
List of abbreviations --
List of figures and tables --
Introduction a global revolution : the endurance of large family businesses around the world / PALOMA FERNANDEZ PEREZ AND ANDREA COLLI --
Theoretical issues and debates --
The emergence of family business studies : a historical approach to pioneering centers, scholars, and ideas / PALOMA FERNANDEZ PEREZ AND NURIA PUIG --
Family firm longevity : a balancing act between continuity and change / PRAMODITA SHARMA AND CARLO SALVATO --
Family values or crony capitalism? / HAROLD JAMES --
Risk, uncertainty and family ownership / ANDREA COLLI --
Exogenous factors: the environment --
Enterpreneurial spirit in the evolution of Swedish family businesses / HANS SJÖGREN --
Cultural forces in large family firm persistence : a model based upon the case project / VIPIN GUPTA --
Family firms and the new multinationals : evidence from Spain / MAURO F. GUILLÉN AND ESTEBAN GARCIA CANAL --
Finance and family-ness : a historical overview of assessing the economics of kinship / CHRISTOPHER KOBRAK AND PRAMUAN BUNKANWANICHA --
Endogenous determinants : inside the black box --
The women of the family business / CHRISTINE BLONDEL AND MARINA NIFOROS --
The role of values in family-owned firms / REMEI AGULLES, LUCIA CEJA AND JOSEP TÀPIES --
Managing professionalization in family business : transforming strategies for managerial succession and recruitment in family firms in the twentieth century / SUSANNA FELLMAN --
Responsibility: Paloma Fernández Pérez, University of Barcelona, Andrea Colli, Bocconi University.
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'Family business is everywhere but remains an elusive subject for researchers. The essays in this volume provide a refreshingly broad perspective by engaging deeply with the historical, global, Read more...

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