Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

Handbook of Research on Family Business, Second Edition

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Overview

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.


The Handbook takes a systematic and rigorous approach by providing in-depth insights into the dynamics of family business, its context and the significant role of stakeholders. Ultimately, this scholarly compendium of extant family business papers is an invaluable resource for researchers, educators, family business consultants, family business owner-managers and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782540397
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 11/14/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by Kosmas X. Smyrnios, Professor of Family Business Entrepreneurship, School of Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, Panikkos Zata Poutziouris, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business and Head, Business and Management School, UCLan, Cyprus and Sanjay Goel, Department of Management Studies, University of Minnesota Duluth, US

Table of Contents

Contents:


Introduction: Trends and Developments in Family Business Research

Kosmas X. Smyrnios, Panikkos Z. Poutziouris and Sanjay Goel


PART I: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FAMILY BUSINESS RESEARCH

1. Family Business Research in the New Millennium: An Assessment of Individual and Institutional Productivity, 2001–2009

Curtis F. Matherne III, Bart J. Debicki, Franz W. Kellermanns and James J. Chrisman


2. Filling the Institutional Void: The Social Behavior and Performance of Family versus Non-Family Technology Firms in Emerging Markets

Danny Miller, Jangwoo Lee, Sooduck Chang and Isabelle Le Breton-Miller


PART II: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

3. The Effects of Family Involvement and Corporate Governance Practices on Earnings Quality of Listed Companies

Riccardo Tiscini and Francesca di Donato


4. Analysis of Social Performance and Board of Directors in Family Firms: Evidence from Quoted Italian Companies

Patricia Bachiller, Maria-Cleofe Giorgino and Sergio Paternostro


5. Board of Directors and Generational Effect in Spanish Non-listed Family Firms

Blanca Arosa, Txomin Iturralde and Amaia Maseda


PART III: FAMILY GOVERNANCE

6. Family Governance Bodies: A Conceptual Typology

Alexander Koeberle-Schmid and Donella Caspersz


7. Using the Configuration Approach to Understand the Reasons for and Consequences of Varied Family Involvement in Business

Pramodita Sharma and Mattias Nordqvist


8. Other Large Shareholders in Family Firms: Do they Monitor?

María Sacristán-Navarro, Silvia Gómez-Ansón and Laura Cabeza-García


9. The Evolution of the Family Business Board: A Case Study

Tuuli Ikäheimonen, Timo Pihkala and Markku Ikävalko


PART IV: SOCIAL CAPITAL

10. The Singularities of Social Capital in Family Business: An Overview

Atilano Pena-López, José Manuel Sánchez-Santos and José Antonio Novo


11. Strategy in Family Businesses: The Analysis of Human Capital and Social Capital

Fabio Matuoka Mizumoto and Maria Sylvia Macchione Saes


12. Towards a Comprehensive Model of Sustainable Family Firm Performance

Sihem Ben Mahmoud-Jouini, Alain Bloch and Sophie Mignon


13. Network Capital and the Rise of Chinese Banks in Hong Kong: A Case Study on the Bank of East Asia Limited

Victor Zheng


PART V: WOMEN IN FAMILY BUSINESS

14. The Determinants of Women’s Involvement in Top Management Teams: Opportunities or Obstacles for Family-Controlled Firms?

Daniela Montemerlo, Alessandro Minichilli and Guido Corbetta


15. Women and the Glass Ceiling: The Role of Professionalization in Family SMEs

Luca Gnan and Lucrezia Songini


16. Women in Family Business: Three Generations of Research

Vipin Gupta and Nancy M. Levenburg


PART VI : LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN FAMILY FIRMS

17. Exploring Human Resource Management in Family Firms: A Summary of What We Know and Ideas for Future Development

Isabel C. Botero and Shanan R. Litchfield


18. The Adoption of High-Performance Work Systems in Family versus Non-Family SMEs: The Moderating Effect of Organizational Size

Daniel Pittino and Francesca Visintin


19. Measuring and Comparing Leadership Styles of Male and Female Chief Executive Officers in Businesses with a Varying Family Intensity

Diane Arijs


PART VII: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

20. Entrepreneurial Learning in the Family Management Group: A Social Organizational Learning Perspective

Elias Hadjielias, Eleanor Hamilton and Carole Howorth


21. Strategy Formulation in Family Businesses: A Review and Research Agenda

Corinna M. Lindow


22. The Impact of Knowledge Sharing on the Growth of Family Businesses in China: The Role of Chinese Culture

Emma Su


PART VIII: FAMILY BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY

23. Extensions of the Sustainable Family Business Theory: Operationalization and Application

Ramona Kay Zachary, Sharon M. Danes and Kathryn Stafford


24. Secrets of Family Business Longevity in Japan from the Social Capital Perspective

Toshio Goto


25. The Push–Pull of Indigenous Sámi Family Reindeer Herding Enterprises: A Metaphor for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Léo-Paul Dana and Kosmas X. Smyrnios


PART IX: FAMILY ENTERPRISES FROM A MACROECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE

26. Small Family Business Contributions to the Economy: An Enterprise Population Level Study

Antti Kirmanen and Juha Kansikas


27. The Microeconomics of Family Business

Eduardo L. Giménez and José Antonio Novo


PART X: BROAD-BASED ISSUES IN FAMILY FIRMS

28. Reputational Capital in Family Firms: Understanding Uniqueness from the Stakeholder Point of View

Anna Blombäck and Isabel C. Botero


29. A Study of Innovation Activities and the Role Played by Ownership Structure in Spanish Industrial Companies

Álvaro Gómez Vieites, Francisco Negreira del Río, Jesús Negreira del Río and José Luis Calvo González


30. Acquisition and Diversification Behaviour in Large Family Firms

Alexandra Dawson and Giovanni Valentini


31. Emotional Dimensions within the Family Business: Towards a Conceptualization

Rania Labaki, Nava Michael-Tsabari and Ramona Kay Zachary


Index

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