Commentary on the Special Issue: The Emergence of a Field

Posted: 1 Dec 2009

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Joseph H. Astrachan

Kennesaw State University - Michael J. Coles College of Business

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

The 2003 special issue of the Journal of Business Venturing presents research focusing on various aspects of family owned businesses and venture creation. This commentary on the inaugural issue of the journal discusses the importance of family businesses and venture creation as topics in entrepreneurship development and identifies the emerging sub-topics in the field of family entrepreneurship. The articles selected for publication in this special issue are briefly overviewed.(VRS)

Keywords: Opinion papers/position papers/essays, Family firms, Family owned businesses, Agency theory

Suggested Citation

Astrachan, Joseph H., Commentary on the Special Issue: The Emergence of a Field (2003). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1513119

Joseph H. Astrachan (Contact Author)

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