Incumbents’ attitude toward intrafamily succession:an investigation of its antecedents

De Massis, Alfredo Vittorio and Sieger, Philipp and Chua, Jesus Huan and Vismara, Silvio (2016) Incumbents’ attitude toward intrafamily succession:an investigation of its antecedents. Family Business Review, 29 (3). pp. 278-300. ISSN 0894-4865

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Abstract

Incumbents’ attitude toward intrafamily succession (IFS) is a critical individual-level determinant of family firms’ IFS intention, which is, in turn, an important component of family business essence. Knowledge about its antecedents, however, is fragmented and very limited. Drawing on the theory of planned behavior and general attitude literature, hypotheses about the situational and individual antecedents of family firm incumbents’ attitude toward IFS were developed and tested with a sample of 274 Italian family firm incumbents. Results show that incumbents’ attitude toward IFS is indeed influenced by both situational and individual antecedents as well as by their interactions.

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Family Business Review
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The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Family Business Review, 29 (3), 2016, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2016 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Family Business Review page: http://fbr.sagepub.com/ on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/
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22 Jul 2016 15:02
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