Private Equity Investments in Family Businesses

Investments by private equity firms in family businesses are becoming increasingly relevant for both parties. To take this area into account, the change in the economic performance of family businesses...


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Succession and the Transfer of Social Capital in Chinese Family Businesses

This is the first systematic study of the succession process of Chinese family businesses which reveals what is truly happening during the time of hand-over. In explaining the features of...


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Relationship Conflicts in Changing Business Families in India and Germany

Entrepreneurial families experience partially severe conflicts among family members, often in connection with the role of the business in family communication. These conflicts threaten the continuation of the family business...


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Taking over the Family Business

Why do successors decide to join the family business? The current study investigated the hitherto largely ignored perspective of the successor on succession as career decision process. Grounded on family...


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