Entrepreneurial Management and Governance in Family Firms (Special Issue)

Posted: 4 Nov 2009

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Lloyd Steier

University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization

James J Chrisman

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Jess H. Chua

University of Calgary - Finance

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

This special issue focuses on the topic ofentrepreneurial management and governance in family firms, andincludespapers presented at a conference held in 2002. Keyquestions addressed by the papers in the issue include: (1) What are thecontingencies and contexts in which family-based approaches to organizing havean advantage over non-family firms? (2) What are the succession processes andprocedures that enable family firms’ long-term survival? and (3) Whatinstitutional structures nurture the creative destruction needed for innovationand entrepreneurship in family firms? Includes perspectives of the structures, strategies, and managerialpractices important for family firm survival and growth, andtheinstitutions and organizational arrangements that are most conducive toentrepreneurship and societal wealth creation. (JSD) Table of Contents Entrepreneurial Management and Governance in Family Firms: AnIntroduction,Lloyd P. Steier, James J. Chrisman, and Jess H.Chua Toward an Integrative Model of Effective FOB Succession,Isabelle LeBreton-Miller, Danny Miller, and Lloyd P. Steier Enhancing Succession Research in the Family Firm: A Commentary on"Toward an Integrative Model of Effective FOB Succession,"D.Ray Bagby Comparing the Agency Costs of Family and Non-Family Firms: Conceptual Issuesand Exploratory Evidence, James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, and Reginald A.Litz Self-Serving or Self-Actualizing? Models of Man and Agency Costs inDifferent Types of Family Firms: A Commentary on "Comparing the AgencyCosts of Family and Non-family Firms: Conceptual Issues and ExploratoryEvidence,"Guido Corbetta and Carlo Salvato Entrepreneurship in Family vs. Non-Family Firms: A Resource-Based Analysisof the Effect of Organizational Culture,Shaker A. Zahra, James C.Hayton, and Carlo Salvato A Commentary on "Entrepreneurship in Family vs. Non-Family Firms: AResource-Based Analysis of the Effect of Organizational Culture," RamonaKay Zachary Heck Family Control and the Rent-Seeking Society, Randall Morck and BernardYeung

Keywords: Non-family firms, Organizational cultures, Succession, Family firms, Firm management, Innovation process, Organizational structures, Firm strategies, Firm survival, Firm governance

Suggested Citation

Steier, Lloyd and Chrisman, James J and Chua, Jess H., Entrepreneurial Management and Governance in Family Firms (Special Issue) (2004). Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 28, Issue 4, p. 295-303 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1498242

Lloyd Steier (Contact Author)

University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization ( email )

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R6
Canada

James J Chrisman

affiliation not provided to SSRN

No Address Available

Jess H. Chua

University of Calgary - Finance ( email )

2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, Alberta
Canada

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