|Control enhancing corporate governance mechanisms: Family versus non-family publicly traded firms.
||In this dissertation, Essay 1 draws upon agency theory and corporate governance to classify control enhancing corporate governance provisions and to examine the use of these provisions within the context of publicly traded family firms. I argue that ...
|The critical path to family firm success through entrepreneurial risk taking and image
||Drawing from organizational identity theory, we explore how family ownership and family expectations influence family firm image and entrepreneurial risk taking, and ultimately firm performance. We find support for a fully mediated model, utilizing a...
|Der Einfluss von Marktorientierung und innerfamiliären Nachfolgeintentionen auf die Wettbewerbsposition von Kleinunternehmen
||Die Marktorientierung eines Kleinunternehmens und deren Marketingaktivitäten
sind zur Entwicklung einer starken Wettbewerbsposition von strategischer
Bedeutung. Es bedarf aber weiterer Forschung um zu verstehen, ob
und wie der kontinuierliche Einf...
|The determinants of family firms’ subcontracting: A transaction cost perspective.
||In this article we compare the governance choices of family and non-family firms regarding their subcontracting tendencies. Based on transaction cost theory, we argue that family firms are less likely to engage in subcontracting than non-family firms...
|Does innovation matter to achieve entrepreneurial success?
||Followers of the Schumpeterian approach consider that new combinations of
resources in new ventures can be pure forms of entrepreneurship. However, not all the new
ventures created in the economy are stories of success. The 2003 Inc 500 companies a...
|An empirical analysis of the antecedents of nonfamily managers' incentive compensation in family firms.
||We use an economic utility perspective to examine nonfamily managers’ incentive
compensation in family firms. Specifically, we suggest that the family involvement in the
business through ownership, management, and intentions for transgenerational s...
|Expanding the notion of entrepreneurship capital in American counties: A panel data analysis of 2002-2007.
||Entrepreneurship capital refers to the factors of a region that drives new businesses (Audretsch and Keilbach, 2004). This study considers industry growth and performance in manufacturing, retail and service as components of entrepreneurship capital ...
|Family firms’ professionalization: A resource-based view and institutional theory perspective.
||Our article examines the assumption that family firms are an inferior organizational form as compared to non-family firms by analyzing family firms’ professionalization in developed and developing economies. We use institutional theory and resource-b...
|Family Involvement and the Use of Corporate Governance Provisions Protecting Controlling versus Noncontrolling Owners
Drawing on agency theory and corporate governance, we first classify the corporate governance provisions within the context of family firms. Then, we probe the influence of family involvement (i.e. family ownership and family management) in corpora...
|Family Social Capital, Venture Preparedness, and Start-Up Decisions: A Study of Hispanic Entrepreneurs in New England.
||Using insights from the resource-based view, social capital, and network theories, the authors develop a model of how family social capital, as well as an entrepreneur’s knowledge capital and external social capital, influences the venture creation p...
|Foreign venture presence and domestic entrepreneurship: A macro level study.
||There is a tendency to investigate the direct effects of foreign ventures on domestic
entrepreneurship while the relationship between foreign ventures and domestic entrepreneurship
is more complex. We suggest that foreign ventures influence domesti...
|Japanese Women Entrepreneurs: Prospects for Growth.
||Japanese women entrepreneurship is currently one of Japan’s growing economic sectors. The number of entrepreneurs in Japan is proportionately very small compared to other countries. We conducted an internet survey on Japanese women entrepreneurs. Our...
|The prevalence of family firms by industry: A transaction cost theory perspective and longitudinal analysis.
||Using a transaction cost theory perspective, we argue that family firms will be more prevalent in
service industry than nonfamily firms, which are expected to be more prevalent in manufacturing
industry. Thereby, our main argument is that the preva...
|The Role Conflicts of Family Members in Family Firms.
||Family business members hold dual and more complex roles deriving from memberships
in both the family and the business, unlike employees in nonfamily firms. Despite this, role
conflict in family firms remains underresearched. Thus, our paper sugges...
|Saudi women entrepreneurs: A growing economic segment.
||Following Chang, Memili, Chrisman, Kellermanns, and Chua (2009) work
examining Hispanic entrepreneurs’ venture start-up in the U.S., we draw upon the
resource-based view, social capital, and network theories to explore the model of how
|Transaction Costs and Outsourcing Decisions in Small and Medium-Sized Family Firms
||An important difference between family and nonfamily firms, and among different types of family firms, is in the way they make outsourcing decisions and thereby define the boundaries of the firm. The authors propose that transaction costs arising fro...