No Consensus in Sight: An Analysis of Ten Years of Family Business Definitions in Empirical Research Studies

Family business (FB) scholars often criticize the fact that FB research has not yet developed a commonly accepted definition of what constitutes an FB. At the same time, the literature lacks empirical evidence for this claim. Hence, we collected all empirical FB research articles published between 2...

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Volume: 23
Main Author: Steiger, Tanja
Duller, Christine
Hiebl, Martin R. W
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Singapore World Scientific Publishing Company 01.03.2015
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte., Ltd
published in: Journal of enterprising culture Vol. 23; no. 1; pp. 25 - 62
Data of publication: 20150300
ISSN: 0218-4958
1793-6330
EISSN: 1793-6330
Discipline: Business
Bibliography: A previous version of this paper was presented at the 3rd conference of German centers of family business research. The authors would like to thank Birgit Feldbauer-Durstmüller and Sabine Rau for helpful comments and suggestions on earlier versions of the paper. They are also grateful to Ingrid Abfalter for support in language editing.
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