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The Family Business Group Phenomenon: Emergence and Complexities

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Publication date2019
PublisherPalgrave Macmilan
Number of pages400
ISBN (Electronic)9783319985428
ISBN (Print)9783319985411
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This edited collection analyses the unexplored concept of the family business group, evaluating the opportunities and advantages that it creates for entrepreneurs. Raising a number of important questions, the authors construct a new research agenda for the complex topic of the family business group, which will ultimately assess its contribution towards the economy and society in general. The chapters provide a core understanding of the phenomenon and cover its formation, nature and complexities, as well as offering a holistic perspective and exploring factors such as scale, size and regional contexts. A useful tool for those researching small businesses, organisation, and business strategy, this book highlights the key advantages of family business group structures in both developed and developing countries, and local and national contexts.