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Handbook of Research on Family Business

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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? Maria Sacristan-Navarro, Silvia Gomez-Anson and Laura Cabeza-Garcia 9. The Evolution of the Family Business Board: A Case Study Tuuli Ikaheimonen, Timo Pihkala and Markku Ikavalko PART IV: SOCIAL CAPITAL 10. The Singularities of Social Capital in Family Business: An Overview Atilano Pena-Lopez, Jose Manuel Sanchez-Santos and Jose 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 Sami Family Reindeer Herding Enterprises: A Metaphor for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Leo-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. Gimenez and Jose 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 Blomback and Isabel C. Botero 29. A Study of Innovation Activities and the Role Played by Ownership Structure in Spanish Industrial Companies Alvaro Gomez Vieites, Francisco Negreira del Rio, Jesus Negreira del Rio and Jose Luis Calvo Gonzalez 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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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, Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Labovitz School of Business and Economics, University of Minnesota, Duluth, US


`This is a very business-like book in its approach. It has an impressive global reach in its authorship, focal areas and use of evidence; it hits all the major practical challenges of family firms in a spirit that is fresh and current; and it deals with the cutting-edge themes and issues that are uppermost in the minds of owners, executives, advisors and researchers in the field.' -- Nigel Nicholson, London Business School, UK, author, Managing the Human Animal, Family Wars and The `I' of Leadership

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