1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to Family Business

Edited By Franz Kellermanns, Frank Hoy Copyright 2017
    642 Pages 23 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    642 Pages 23 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The Routledge Companion to Family Business offers a definitive survey of a field that has seen rapid growth in research in recent years. Edited by leading scholars with contributions from the top minds in family business from around the world, this volume provides researchers and scholars with a comprehensive understanding of the state of the discipline.

    Over 25 chapters address a wide variety of subjects, providing readers with a thorough review of the key research themes in the modern family firm, such as corporate social responsibility and bank debt rationing. International examples cover a wide range of economies including China, Europe, and Latin America.

    The book will appeal to undergraduates, postgraduates and business instructors seeking a definitive view of the issues and solutions that affect and support family business.

    1. Introduction to the Family Business Companion Franz W. Kellermanns, Frank Hoy   2. What Do We Know About Succession in Family Businesses? Mapping Current Knowledge and Unexplored Territory Carolin Decker, Katharina Heinrichs, Peter Jaskiewicz, Sabine B. Rau  3. Agency Theory in Family Firm Research: Accomplishments and Opportunities Kristen Madison, Zonghui Li, Daniel T. Holt  4. Long-Term Orientation: Reviewing the Past and Identifying Future Opportunities For Family Business Research Jeffrey A. Chandler, Miles A. Zachary, Keith H. Brigham, G. Tyge Payne  5. Upper Echelons in Family Firms: What We Know and Still Can Learn About Family-TMT-Involvement Torben Tretbar, Marko Reimer, Utz Schäffer  6. Familiness, Socioemotional Wealth, and Internationalization of Family Firms: A Review of Capabilities and Motivations in Different Modes of Internationalization Anne Sluhan  7. Socioemotional Wealth Preservation in Family Firms: A Source of Value Destruction or Value Creation? Ionela Neacsu, Geoffrey Martin, Luis Gomez-Mejia  8. Family Firms, Stakeholder Relationships, and Competitive Advantage: A Review and Directions for Future Research J. Kirk Ring, Jessica Brown, Curtis F. Matherne  9. Credit Rationing in Family Firms: Short Term vs. Long Term Bank Debt Rationing Tensie Steijvers, Wim Voordeckers  10. Multi-Family Offices across the Globe: Recent Developments and Future Research Carolin Decker  11. Innovation and Family Business Research: A Review and Future Directions Nils D. Kraiczy, Andreas Hack  12. Open Innovation: A Literature Review and Recommendations for Family Business Research Jasper Brinkerink, Anita Van Gils, Yannick Bammens, Martin Carree  13. Market Orientation and Innovativeness in Family Firms: The Moderating Influence of Organizational Social Consciousness Clay Dibrell, Cristina Bettinelli, Kathleen Randerson  14. Corporate Entrepreneurship in Family Business: The When and How Tommaso Minola, Giovanna Campopiano, Mara Brumana, Lucio Cassia, Robert Paul Garrett  15. Portfolio Entrepreneurship in Family Firms: Taking Stock and Moving Forward Naveed Akhter, Francesco Chirico  16. Family Involvement and Corporate Social Responsibility in Small- and Medium-Sized Family Firms Giovanna Campopiano, Alfredo De Massis  17. Bad Blood in the Boardroom: Antecedents and Outcomes of Conflict in Family Firms Andrew C. Loignon, Franz W. Kellermanns, Kimberly A. Eddleston, Roland E. Kidwell  18. Conflict in Family Business in the Light of Systems Theory Arist von Schlippe, Hermann Frank  19. More Than A Feeling: The Promise of Experimental Approaches for Building Affective and Cognitive Microfoundations of Family Firm Behavior David Jiang, Tim Munyon  20. Finding Benevolence in Family Firms: The Case of Stewardship Theory Matthias Waldkirch, Mattias Nordqvist  21. The Heart of the Matter: Family Processes Affect Family Businesses Sharon M. Danes, Kathryn Stafford  22. Uncovering the ‘Missing Variable’- The Family in Family Business Research Thomas Rieg, Sabine Rau  23. The Janus Effect: Psychopathy in Family Business Reginald L. Tucker, Kristen K. Shanine, James G. Combs  24. Family Business Research In China: A Field in the Light of Traditional Culture and Transforming Society Jing Xi, Shanshan Zhang, Linlin Jin, Garrett Holloway  25. Founders and Successors in China’s Family Firms: What Should We Expect from the Rising Generation? Milton Ming Wang, Michael Carney  26. A Review of the Academic Literature on Family Business in Spanish María Concepción López-Fernández, Ana María Serrano Bedia, Marta Pérez-Pérez, Remedios Hernández-Linares, Manuel Palma-Ruiz  27. Contextual factors that Selection and Use of Governance Structures in Latin American Family Enterprises Isabel C. Botero, Gonzalo Gomez Betancourt  28. Family Business in Latin America: The Case of Mexico Edgar Rogelio Ramírez Solís, Verónica Ilián Baños Monroy, Lucía Alejandra Rodríguez Aceves  29. Family Business Centers Donna Boone Parsons, Cindy Clarke



    Franz W. Kellermanns is the Addison H. & Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair in International Business and Professor of Management at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA. He holds a joint appointment with the Center for Family Business at the WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany.

    Frank Hoy is the Paul R. Beswick Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA.