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.
Table of Contents
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.