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  1. Managing the Family Business

    Managing the Family Business

    Thomas Zellweger
    This innovative textbook covers the most important managerial challenges facing family businesses. It is research-based and includes theory and practice along with concepts, cases and reflection questions to illustrate the key topics. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  2. Institutional Case Studies on Necessity Entrepreneurship

    Institutional Case Studies on Necessity Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Jeremi Brewer, Stephen W. Gibson
    An estimated one billion individuals in both developed and developing nations can be defined as necessity entrepreneurs; individuals who have no other viable option for licit income than to start a small, income generating activity. However, the emphasis on providing business and leadership training to necessity entrepreneurs is only just gaining traction. This book provides the first-known global analysis dedicated exclusively to organizations from both the public and private sectors that are specifically involved with microenterprise education for necessity entrepreneurs. The authors provide a pragmatic synopsis and evaluate the efficacy of the programs that have been, currently are, or will soon be teaching and/or training necessity entrepreneurs around the globe. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  3. Evolution of Family Business

    Evolution of Family Business

    Edited by Paloma Fernández Pérez, Andrea Lluch
    Family businesses are everywhere, but there is little information regarding their growth and development. This book is one of the few to analyse the identity and evolution of the largest family businesses in Latin America and Spain. With contributions from 20 scholars from 12 different countries, the book compares the relationship of families in business within their national economies, foreign capital, migration, and politics. The authors deny the existence of a ‘Latin type’ of family capitalism in their countries, and highlight diversity, and national and regional differences. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  4. Developing Next Generation Leaders for Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family Enterprises

    Developing Next Generation Leaders for Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family Enterprises

    Edited by Pramodita Sharma, Nunzia Auletta, Rocki-Lee DeWitt, Maria Jose Parada, Mohar Yusof
    This illustrative book considers the interface of business structures, contexts, and leadership building blocks to explore the contingent nature of leadership development in transgenerational entrepreneurship. Longitudinal case studies of 27 family firms in nine different countries provide a rich, global selection of leadership development insights by examining the role of values, professionalization, leadership style and other contingent factors. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Theoretical Perspectives on Family Businesses

    Theoretical Perspectives on Family Businesses

    Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, Leif Melin, Mattias Waldkirch, Gershon Kumeto
    Family business has become an increasingly studied field over the last decade and forms one of the fastest growing research areas today. The uniqueness of family businesses is the interaction between two systems; the family and the business systems, leading to specific characteristics that we rarely see in other types of businesses. In order to understand the interaction between the family and the business systems, researchers have adopted a diverse range of theories from different fields. The contributors provide a thorough discussion of thirteen theoretical perspectives that have been used in family business research to a varying degree. Each chapter introduces a theory, demonstrates its previous application in family business research and offers compelling ideas for future research that could contribute to both the family business field and the original theory behind it. This book aims to spark new insights for researchers and PhD students in the field of family business, and is also a good introduction for researchers who are new to the field. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Firms within Families

    Firms within Families

    Edited by Jennifer E. Jennings, Kimberly A. Eddleston, P. Devereaux Jennings, Ravi Sarathy
    Firms within Families: Enterprising in Diverse Country Contexts investigates this ‘double embeddedness’ of business ownership and management through two illuminating sets of empirical studies. Part I focuses upon the family-oriented goal of socio-emotional wealth and its association with a firm’s strategic orientations, strategies and performance. Part II examines strategies and experiences at the work–family interface and their implications for an owner-manager’s psychological well-being. Both parts feature diverse studies from the United States, Switzerland/Germany, China, Brazil, and India. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. Necessity Entrepreneurs

    Necessity Entrepreneurs

    Edited by Jeremi Brewer, Stephen W. Gibson
    Necessity entrepreneurs, in developing countries, are individuals who start small enterprises out of necessity. While they range from street sellers to educated hopefuls with little access to formal employment, the one thing that unites them is the need to survive. This volume is the first-known compilation of theories contributed by international scholars who have worked together to establish a theory-based discourse on necessity entrepreneurship, micro-enterprise education, and long-term economic development. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  8. Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Entrepreneurship and Small Business

    Edited by Alan L. Carsrud, Malin Brännback
    This thought provoking book builds on existing research traditions that make small business, entrepreneurship and family business a resource rich arena for study. It steps back to ask fundamental questions that every researcher should consider prior to engaging in data collection. It focuses on topics that have traditionally frustrated researchers including experimental methods in small business research, scale development, control variables and language issues in cross cultural research. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  9. Exploring Transgenerational Entrepreneurship

    Exploring Transgenerational Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Pramodita Sharma, Philipp Sieger, Robert S. Nason, Ana Cristina Gonzalez, Kavil Ramachandran
    Transgenerational entrepreneurship, as a discipline, examines the processes, resources and capabilities that allow family enterprises to create social and economic value over time in order to succeed beyond the first generation of business owners. While tangible resources such as financial and physical capital are certainly important factors in the long-term success of a family-run business, this book focuses specifically on the role of intangible resources and capabilities, which are less easily quantifiable but equally vital. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 114.00   Web: $ 102.60
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  10. The Landscape of Family Business

    The Landscape of Family Business

    Edited by Ritch L. Sorenson, Andy Yu, Keith H. Brigham, G. T. Lumpkin
    The Landscape of Family Business expands upon groundbreaking research to offer owners, consultants, and academics a new holistic way to view family business. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  11. Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Eleanor Hamilton
    Entrepreneurship Across Generations examines dimensions of identity, gender and learning to understand the complex fabric of family business. An interpretation of narratives from two generations in five families constitutes entrepreneurship as an inherently social, rather than individual, phenomenon. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

    Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

    Edited by Kosmas X. Smyrnios, Panikkos Z. Poutziouris, Sanjay Goel
    During the previous decade, the multi-disciplinary field of family business has advanced significantly in terms of advances in theory, development of sophisticated empirical instruments, systematic measurement of family business activity, use of alternative research methodologies and deployment of robust tools of analysis. This second edition of the Handbook of Research on Family Business presents important research and conceptual developments across a broad range of topics. The contributors – notable researchers in the field – explore the frontiers of knowledge in family business entrepreneurship and stimulate critical thinking, enriching the repository of theoretical frameworks and methodologies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 332.00   Web: $ 298.80
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  13. Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Sylvie Laforet
    Innovation in Small Family Businesses explores how innovation is developed and carried out in small family-owned businesses, the factors underpinning it, and the innovation drivers and barriers in these firms’ context. Sylvie Laforet also offers suggestions on how innovation can be fostered and perhaps, sustained in small family-owned businesses and discusses the government’s role in this. The book makes an important contribution to the theoretical development of family firms’ and small businesses’ innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  14. Family Business Studies

    Family Business Studies

    Alfredo De Massis, Pramodita Sharma, Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman
    This book catalogues the 215 most-cited empirical, theoretical and practical articles on family business published in 33 journals since 1996. Researchers, students and practicing managers will find it indispensable as a quick reference and guide to what we have learned about family firms. Annotations for the articles consist of: summary of key findings, research questions, contributions, and research implications. They also include a detailed description of the methodologies, empirical data, definitions, and conceptual models used. In addition, the book features chapters that review the literature, discuss how family businesses have been defined, present recent trends in family business empirical research, and provide an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  15. Family Business Dynamics

    Family Business Dynamics

    Annika Hall
    This engaging book reveals how and why family relations influence the dynamics of family owned businesses. The author examines the relevance of role and identity to the strategic development and the succession process of family businesses. She explores the individual and organisational implications of these roles and identities at different stages in the family and business life cycles. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  16. Governance and Family Firms

    Governance and Family Firms

    Edited by Julio Pindado, Ignacio Requejo
    This authoritative collection provides a broad overview of the role that family firms, both those publicly listed and privately held, play in the global economy. The editors have selected seminal papers which investigate how the family business model affects firm performance and corporate decision making, and contribute to disentangling the interrelations that exist between family control of corporations and other governance mechanisms. Given the relevance of corporate governance and family firms for the economy and society as a whole, the present collection constitutes a point of reference for family business researchers, practitioners and policymakers alike. A better understanding of family firms is of paramount importance because these companies are the main drivers of economic growth all over the world. The volume, with an original introduction by the editors, will be an excellent source of reference for students, practitioners and researchers in the field of governance and family firms. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 464.00   Web: $ 417.60
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  17. Understanding Entrepreneurial Family Businesses in Uncertain Environments

    Understanding Entrepreneurial Family Businesses in Uncertain Environments

    Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, Giuseppe Marzano, Esteban R. Brenes, Gonzalo Jiménez, Maria Fonseca-Paredes
    Understanding Entrepreneurial Family Businesses in Uncertain Environments, the third volume in the STEP series, is uniquely centered on familial entrepreneurial activity in Latin America. The contributions, based on empirical evidence and an overall theoretical framework, focus on practical learning in addition to the advancement of scholarly knowledge. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. Family Business and Social Capital

    Family Business and Social Capital

    Edited by Ritch L. Sorenson
    The chapters in this cutting edge book comprise scholarly work on social capital in family business along with chapters written by family business owners and advisors. Topics covered include social capital as it relates to governance, trust, family and business identity, communication, family councils, work–family balance, and the use of advisors and continuing education to build social capital. Novel in its approach of integrating the voices of scholars, business families, and advisors, this book is useful not only for business research and classroom use, but also for business families and their advisors. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  19. Family Enterprise in the Asia Pacific

    Family Enterprise in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Kevin Au, Justin B. Craig, K. Ramachandran
    This book analyzes the findings reported in the first Asia Pacific summit of the Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) project. Researchers in Australia, China, and India discussed eleven in-depth case studies to shed light on the challenges that business families and family businesses faced in continuing and extending their entrepreneurial capabilities across multiple generations. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. Transgenerational Entrepreneurship

    Transgenerational Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, Thomas Zellweger
    Introducing a new concept in family businesses Transgenerational Entrepreneurship addresses how these businesses achieve growth and longevity through entrepreneurial activities. It focuses on the resources, capabilities and mindsets that families develop and draw upon in order to be entrepreneurial across generations, and presents findings from an international research collaboration between family business researchers and practitioners. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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