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Entrepreneurship and Family Business : Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth - Jerome A. Katz

Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth

By: Jerome A. Katz (Editor), G. Thomas Lumpkin (Editor), Alex Stewart (Editor)

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Published: 23rd July 2010
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Volume 12 will consider the timely issue of entrepreneurship and family business. Papers consider the issues, problems, contexts, or processes that make a family firm more entrepreneurial. A representative, but by no means exhaustive, listing of relevant topics includes: the emergence and growth of family businesses, and founding conditions unique to family firms; maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit of the founding generation; the role of family in corporate entrepreneurship; the use of entrepreneurial policies, practices and strategies by family firms; outcomes attributable to differences between more and less entrepreneurial family firms; family firm versus non-family firm approaches to entrepreneurial decision making; entrepreneurial characteristics and practices across the generations of a family firm; entrepreneurship as an avenue to strategically renew family firms; and, the allocation of family-based resources to entrepreneurial endeavors.

List of Contributorsp. ix
An Introduction to The Special Volume On Family Business And Entrepreneurshipp. xiii
Empirical Research
The Importance of Looking Toward the Future and Building on the Past: Entrepreneurial Risk Taking And Image in Family Firmsp. 3
Understanding Exit from The Founder's Business In Family Firmsp. 31
The Role of Family Member Support in Entrepreneurial Entry, Continuance, and Exit: An Autoethnographyp. 87
Spousal Context During the Venture Creation Processp. 113
Society in Embryo: Family Relationships as the Basis for Social Capital in Family Firmsp. 163
The Catholic Spirit and Family Business: Contrasting Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Southern Europep. 185
Analysis and Commentary
Skeptical About Family Business: Advancing the Field in Its Scholarship, Relevance, and Academic Rolep. 231
The Yin and Yang of Kinship and Business: Complementary or Contradictory forces? (And can we really say?)p. 243
Kinship, Capital, and the Unsettling of Assumptions: Contemporary Anthropology and the Study of Family Enterprise and Entrepreneurshipp. 277
Kinship and Genderp. 285
Sources of Entrepreneurial Discretion in Kinship Systemsp. 291
Cross Campus Collaboration: A Law School Perspectivep. 315
The Promise of Family Business as an Academic Field in Major Research universitiesp. 323
Practice-Based Research in Family Businessp. 337
Four Aesthetic Models for Relevant Research in the Field of Family Enterprisep. 343
Team Approaches to Entrepreneurship and Family Business Educationp. 349
Late Stage Entrepreneurial Activity: What Students Should Know About Family-Owned and Family-Controlled Companiesp. 359
Taking Stock of One Decade of Research: An Outcomes-Based Framework For Teaching Family Businessp. 367
A Family Business Project? So What! Eight strategies for Intrapreneurial Scholarsp. 377
Advancing the 3Rs of Family-Business Scholarship: Rigor, Relevance, Reachp. 383
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ISBN: 9780857240972
ISBN-10: 0857240978
Series: Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 437
Published: 23rd July 2010
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.79