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Overcoming Destructive Conflict, Deviance, and Dysfunction in the Family Firm
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In this illuminating casebook, Roland Kidwell brings together eminent scholars and researchers, showcasing real-world examples of family businesses and potential challenges they may face. Chapters encapsulate possible tensions that may manifest within family businesses, including sibling rivalry, intergenerational conflict, and clashing ideas about work ethic. Ultimately, the authors propose that it is essential for stakeholders and those in leadership to understand what techniques, policies and behaviors do, and indeed do not, work in family firms.

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Unexplored Topics and Contexts

Cases on Entrepreneurship and Innovation bridges the gap between the real-world complexities of diverse innovative and entrepreneurial endeavours in challenging environments and the academic classroom setting. It serves as an essential toolkit for academics and instructors, providing clear teaching guidance and tailoring real-world scenarios to be more relatable and context-relevant for students across the globe.

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Principles and Practice

Presenting a unique conceptual framework for interpreting and improving commercial agreements, this book marries a sound theoretical foundation with practical strategies for negotiating, drafting, advising on, and litigating such agreements.

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This authoritative book from one of the top experts in the field sets out a detailed and practical analysis of the complex and often fraught relationship between EU competition rules and intellectual property rights. It is an essential resource for competition lawyers litigating Tech and Pharma cases and advising companies in those sectors, for in-house counsel within those industries, and for IP lawyers needing to understand the competition aspects of licensing agreements. It is also an indispensable reference for courts, enforcement agencies and national competition authorities, as well as for scholars researching in the field.

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Asserting that the qualitative research paradigm is entrenched in the social sciences as a discipline in its own right, this book brings together finance and qualitative research to encourage researchers to expand their respective bodies of knowledge. In doing so, it promotes a synergy of insights through the mixing of perspectives. Providing a comprehensive guide for finance researchers on how to produce impactful qualitative research, this book is a vital resource for teaching as well as one’s own research.

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Challenges and Opportunities in Muslim-led Organizations

Using a community-based participatory research approach, Shariq A. Siddiqui, Abdul Samad, and Rafeel Wasif investigate the challenges and opportunities in collaborations between nonprofit organizations. With a focus on diverse minority communities, particularly under-resourced, racialized and stigmatized nonprofits and Muslim-led organizations, this book provides different approaches to connect them with the broader philanthropic community.

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Changing Employment Practices for Older Workers

This is an open access title available under the terms of a [CC BY-NC-ND 4.0] License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline. This prescient book provides a theoretical and empirical analysis of retirement practices in Denmark, Germany and the UK. Per H. Jensen interrogates the factors behind rapidly increasing retirement ages in these countries between 2000 and 2018.

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This book provides a comprehensive examination of the physical and mental health challenges facing workers today, focusing particularly on the social, technological, and political consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Delving into core perceptions of work culture, chapters also map out ways of thinking about wellbeing at work in the future to make workplaces healthier and more productive.

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This book provides a toolkit for tackling the fundamental questions and challenges in planning and conducting migration research. It illustrates not only how to develop rigorous methodological procedures, but also how to effectively disseminate research findings to both academics and practitioners.

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Understanding Health Systems and Welfare explores the ways in which we understand health care systems and recommends how individuals, health care providers and society as a whole can best use the resources within the systems for maximum benefit. In this enlightening book, Bent Greve examines health care systems from a multitude of perspectives, considering factors such as demographic changes, the steering of health care systems, the value of preventative measures and the challenges and opportunities presented by technological developments.

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