Handbook of Research on Family Business
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Handbook of Research on Family Business

Edited by Panikklos Zata Poutziouris, Kosmas X. Smyrnios and Sabine B. Klein

The Handbook of Research on Family Business provides a comprehensive first port of call for those wishing to survey progress in the theory and practice of family business research. In response to the extensive growth of family business as a topic of academic inquiry, the principal objective of the Handbook is to provide an authoritative and scholarly overview of current thinking in this multidisciplinary field.
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Epilogue: Theory Building and the Survival of Family Firms – Three Promising Research Directions

Shaker A. Zahra, Sabine B. Klein and Joseph H Astrachan


Index Titles of publications appear in italics. Abbreviations used in the index: CLR – critical leader relationships SFB – Sustainable Family Business accountability in corporate governance 318, 322–37 Acedo, F.J. 447, 455 Ackoff, R.L. 69, 71–2 action plan 405 and next-generation learning 414–15 Adams, J.S. 272 administrative succession, see succession affinal relationships 112 age Chinese entrepreneurs 468 family business PLCs, UK 563 family firms, France 543 agency costs theorem 554–5 agency theory and family businesses 37, 45, 180, 181, 191, 502–3 and financing choices 538 and ownership complexity 148–9 ownership and value 594 and professionalization 272–4 and role of management 320–21 AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process) 432 testing succession process 433–7 Alcorn, P.B. 403 Aldrich, H.E. 33, 83, 87 alliances, see strategic alliances altruistic behaviour and family businesses 37–8, 93–4 and firm performance 273 Amin, K. 414 Amit, R.H. 74, 558, 567, 595 ampleness–rhythm matrix, family protocols 306–8 Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) 432–3 Anderson, R. 31, 33, 518, 558, 570, 578, 589, 590, 595, 596, 610 Ansón, S. 556 arena perspective and strategizing 258–9 Wiretech Ltd 264 Aronoff, C.E. 272, 393, 455, 480 Ashforth, B.E. 257–8 Aspen Family Business Inventory (AFBI) 215–16, 220–27 assistant CLR forms 109 Associated British Foods 559 Astrachan, J.H. 27, 40, 80–81, 126, 148, 168, 270, 317, 393 Autio, E. 454 autonomous CLR forms 109 avoiding conflict management strategy 361–2 back-stage strategic arena 259 Bahrick, H.P....

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