The Growth Behavior Of Family Firms: Theoretical And Empirical Elaborations by Annika GeyerThe Growth Behavior Of Family Firms: Theoretical And Empirical Elaborations by Annika Geyer

The Growth Behavior Of Family Firms: Theoretical And Empirical Elaborations

byAnnika Geyer

Paperback | March 30, 2016

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Annika Geyer aims to advance the currentunderstanding of variations in family businesses' growth performance and toexplain their potential origins. She focuses on the respective impact of theset of relevant background factors (stemming from top executives' individualcharacteristics as well as the given organizational and social environment) onthe firms growth performance and the underlying processes through which thisimpact is transmitted. The insights of this work constitute an essential steptowards settling the debate on how the family actually contributes to the familyfirm's performance and hold some important implications for practitioners.

Dr. Annika Geyer wrote her dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Andreas Hack and Prof. Dr. Arist von Schlippe at the Witten Institute for Family Business (WIFU) at Witten/Herdecke University.
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Title:The Growth Behavior Of Family Firms: Theoretical And Empirical ElaborationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:327 pages, 21 × 14.8 × 0.17 inPublished:March 30, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3658131160

ISBN - 13:9783658131166

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Table of Contents

Variations in Strategic Choices Concerning Firm Growth: A Conceptual Framework and its Application to the Context of Family Businesses.- The Influence of Executives' Membership in the FB Owner-Family on Firm Growth.- Family Decision Makers in FBs, their Growth Intentions and Actual Firm Growth: The Influence of Different Levels of Family and Personal Involvement in the Firm.