Managing the Family Business : Theory and Practice

Item Type Book
Abstract

This innovative textbook covers the most important challenges facing family businesses. Practice-inspired and research-based, it emphasizes both practice and theory along with concepts, cases and reflection questions to illustrate key topics.

This text discusses the relevance of family firms across the globe, their unique strengths and weaknesses, their governance, strategic management, the succession process, drivers of long-term success and interpersonal dynamics. Taking a holistic and international perspective, the book combines management concepts, research findings, practical examples and case studies to provide a unique source of insight and inspiration for students and practitioners in the most prominent type of business organization in the world.

This textbook’s comprehensive coverage of topics and combination of didactical formats makes it ideal for students studying family firms, and a useful reference for professors, advisors, and practitioners as well.

Authors Zellweger, Thomas Markus
Language English
Subjects business studies
Institute/School KMU - Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
IMP - Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance
HSG Classification contribution to education
HSG Profile Area None
Date 2017
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
Place of Publication Cheltenham
Number of Pages 527
ISBN 978-1-78347-070-9
Depositing User Prof. Dr. Thomas Markus Zellweger
Date Deposited 09 Mar 2017 06:44
Last Modified 24 Nov 2017 10:43
URI: https://www.alexandria.unisg.ch/publications/250546

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Zellweger, Thomas Markus: Managing the Family Business : Theory and Practice. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, - ISBN 978-1-78347-070-9.

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