Elgar Encyclopedia of Family Business

Carole Howorth ,

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Elgar Encyclopedia of Family Business

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The intertwining of family relationships with business imperatives provides a fascinating but complex arena for study. This Encyclopedia is a valuable resource because family business studies are necessarily multi-disciplinary and wide-ranging, drawing on entrepreneurship, management, governance, economics, ethics, business history, as well as family studies.

The Encyclopedia includes contributions from over 60 international experts who provide thoughtful and concise explanations of topics that are vital to understanding family businesses. Together, they explain 115 of the most significant family business topics, including key theories, issues and practices, encompassing a multitude of perspectives on the positive and negative impacts that family ownership and management might have on businesses and society. Comprehensive cross-referencing facilitates a broader understanding of intertwining, overlaps and boundaries between topics.

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Expert contributions from over 60 international family business specialists
New insights into the complex, multi-disciplinary and wide-ranging world of family business
Expert insights from entrepreneurship, management, governance, economics, ethics, business history and family studies

The Encyclopedia will be invaluable for anyone seeking clear explanations of family business topics, whether to put into practice, extend understanding or explore issues anew.

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