publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Understanding the transgenerational orientation of family businesses: the role of family governance and business family identity

Julia Suess-Reyes;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Country: Austria
Abstract
The development of a transgenerational orientation is one of the most significant challenges that family businesses face and only a small number actually survive across generations. While prior research has focused on the business unit to provide us with a solid understanding of how corporate governance affects business performance and continuity, the role of the business family in the development of a transgenerational orientation has received less attention. To address this gap, this article applies a new systems and social identity theory framework to examine how family governance and business family identity can contribute to strengthening the transgeneratio...
Subjects
free text keywords: JEL L2, L21, L29, M14, Family business / Business family / Family governance / Transgenerational orientation / Business family identity / New systems theory, Medicine(all), General Medicine, Business, Strategic business unit, Human resource management, Premise, Business relationship management, Philosophy of business, Transgenerational epigenetics, Social identity theory, Corporate governance, Public relations, business.industry
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