VOLUME ONE: SCOPE, BOUNDARIES AND IMPACT OF FAMILY BUSINESS
Pramodita Sharma and Leif Melin
Part One: Field of Family Business Studies
Methodological Issues and Considerations in Studying Family Businesses
The Family Business: Toward Definitional Clarity
Family Firm Research: The Need for a Methodological Rethink
Paul Westhead and Marc Cowling
Defining the Family Business by Behavior
Jess Chua, James Chrisman and Pramodita Sharma
The F-PEC Scale of Family Influence: Construction, Validation, and Further Implication for Theory
Sabine Klein, Joseph Astrachan and Kosmas Smyrnios
Family-owned Businesses: An Emerging Field of Inquiry
Barbara Hollander and Nancy Elman
Theoretical Foundations for Family-owned Businesses: A Conceptual and Research Based Paradigm
Max Wortman Jr.
Trends and Directions in the Development of a Strategic Management Theory of the Family Firm
James Chrisman, Jess Chua and Pramodita Sharma
The Practice Driven Evolution of Family Business Education
Pramodita Sharma, Frank Hoy, Joseph Astrachan and Matti Koiranen
Intellectual Foundations of Current Research in Family Business: An Identification and Review of 25 Most Influential Articles
James Chrisman et al.
The Adolescence of Family Firm Research: Taking Stock and Planning for the Future
Eric Gedajlovic et al.
Worlds Apart? Re-bridging the Distance between Family Science and Family Business Research
Albert James, Jennifer Jennings and Rhonda Breitkruz
The Landscape of Family Business Outcomes: A Summary and Numerical Taxonomy of Dependent Variables
Andy Yu et al.
Part Two: Societal and Economic Impact of Family Businesses
Myths and Realities: Family Businesses’ Contribution to the US Economy – A Framework for Assessing Family Business Statistics
Melissa Carey Shanker and Joseph Astrachan
The Prevalence of Family Business from a Household Sample
Ramona Heck and Elizabeth Trent
Corporate Ownership around the World
Rafael LaPorta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
VOLUME TWO: THE BUSINESS FAMILY
Part Three: The Family in Business
The Pervasive Effects of Family on Entrepreneurship: Towards a Family Embeddedness Perspective
Howard Aldrich and Jennifer Cliff
Are Family Firms Born or Made? An Exploratory Investigation
Jess Chua, James Chrisman and Erick Chang
A Unified Systems Perspective of Family Firm Performance
Timothy Habbershon, Mary Williams and Ian MacMillan
Managing Resources: Linking Unique Resources, Management, and Wealth Creation in Family Firms
David Sirmon and Michael Hitt
The Role of Family in Family Firms
Marianne Bertrand and Antoinette Schoar
The Development of Organizational Social Capital: Attributes of Family Firms
Jean-Luc Arregle et al.
Toward a Theory of Familiness: A Social Capital Perspective
Allison Pearson, Jon Carr and John Shaw
Family Capital of Family Firms: Bridging Human, Social, and Financial Capital
Sharon Danes et al.
Exploring the Concept of Familiness: Introducing Family Firm Identity
Thomas Zellweger, Kimberly Eddleston and Franz Kellermanns
Adoptive Expectations: Rising Sons in Japanese Family Firms
Vikas Mehrotra et al.
The Impact of Family Dynamics on Structure and Process in Family Foundations
Kelin Gersick, Ivan Lansberg and John Davis
A Governance-based Typology of Family Foundations: The Effect of Generation Stage and Governance Structure on Family Philanthropic Activities
Razvan Lungeanu and John Ward
Is Nepotism Good or Bad? Types of Nepotism and Implications for Knowledge Management
Peter Jaskiewicz et al.
Part Four: Family Members in Business
Spousal Support and Work – Family Balance in Launching a Family Business
Clinton Gudmunson et al.
New Venture and Family Business Teams: Understanding Team Formation, Composition, Behaviors, and Performance
Leon Schjoedt et al.
Socialization Patterns of Successors in First- to Second-Generation Family Businesses
Ercilia Garcia-Alvarez, Jordi López-Sintas and Pilar Saldaña Gonzalvo
Leadership Transfer and the Successor’s Development in the Family Firm
Research on Women in Family Firms: Current Status and Future Directions
Rocio Martinez Jimenez
VOLUME THREE: THE FAMILY BUSINESS
Part Five: Values and Culture
Adaptation, Survival, and Growth of the Family Business: An Integrated Systems Perspective
Peter Davis and Douglas Stern
Bivalent Attributes of the Family Firm
Renato Taguiri and John Davis
Studying the Family Enterprise Holistically: Evidence for Integrated Family and Business Systems
Rodrigo Basco and Maria Pérez-Rodríguez
Sins of the Father’s Firm: Exploring Responses to Inherited Ethical Dilemmas in Family Business
Reginald Litz and Nick Turner
Culture and Continuity in Family Firms
W. Gibb Dyer Jr.
Part Six: Goals, Strategies, Performance
On the Goals of Successful Family Companies
Renato Tagiuri and John Davis
Goal Setting in Family Firms: Goal Diversity, Social Interactions, and Collective Commitment to Family-centered Goals
Josip Kotlar and Alfredo De Massis
The Special Role of Strategic Planning for Family Businesses
A Farewell to the Business: Championing Exit and Continuity in Entrepreneurial Family Firms
Carlo Salvato, Francesco Chirico and Pramodita Sharma
Portfolio Entrepreneurship in Family Firms
Philipp Sieger et al.
From Longevity of Firms to Transgenerational Entrepreneurship of Families: Introducing Family Entrepreneurial Orientation
Thomas Markus Zellweger, Robert Nason and Mattias Nordqvist
Corporate Entrepreneurship in Family Business: Past Contribution and Future Opportunities
Alexander McKelvie et al.
Internationalization of Family Firms
Zulima Fernández and María Nieto Jesús
Founding-Family Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence from the S&P 500
Ronald Anderson and David Reeb
Are Family Firms Really Superior Performers?
Danny Miller et al.
The Bind that Ties: Socioemotional Wealth Preservation in Family Firms
Luis Gomez Mejia et al.
Financial Performance of Family Firms
Raphael Amit and Belén Villalonga
VOLUME FOUR: GOVERNANCE AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES IN FAMILY BUSINESSES
Part Seven: Professionalization over Generations
Agency Relationships in Family Firms: Theory and Evidence
William Schulze et al.
Corporate Governance and Competitive Advantage in Family-controlled Firms
The Reflexive Dynamics of Institutionalization: The Case of Family Business
Leif Melin and Mattias Nordqvist
Governing the Family Enterprise: Practices, Performance, and Research
Kelin Gersick and Neus Feliu
Managing Continuity in the Family-owned Business
Richard Beckhard and W. Gibb Dyer Jr.
The Succession Conspiracy
Succession in the Family Business: A Review of the Research
Passing the Baton: The Importance of Sequence, Timing, Technique and Communication in Executive Succession
Bruno Dyck et al.
Toward an integrative model of effective FOB succession
Isabelle Le Breton-Miller, Danny Miller and Lloyd Steier
Professional Management in Extended Family Business: Toward an Extended Understanding
Annika Hall and Mattias Nordqvist
Why Can’t a Family Business Be More Like a Non-Family Business: Modes of Professionalization in Family Firms
Alex Stewart and Michael Hitt
Part Eight: Behavioral Issues in Family Business
The Determinants of Executive Compensation in Family-controlled Public Corporations
Luis Gomez-Mejia, Martin Larraza-Kintana and Marianna Makri
Faster Route to the CEO Suite: Nepotism or Managerial Proficiency?
Carlo Salvato, Alessandro Minichill and Raffaella Piccarreta
Four Bases of Family Business Successor Commitment: Antecedents and Consequences
Pramodita Sharma and P. Gregory Irving
Trust and Family Business
Lloyd Steier and Miriam Muethel
Conflicts in Family Firms: The Good and the Bad
D’Lisa McKee et al.