Management processes and strategy execution in family firms: from “what” to “how”

Chrisman, James J. and Chua, Jesus Huan and De Massis, Alfredo Vittorio and Minola, Tommaso and Vismara, Silvio (2016) Management processes and strategy execution in family firms: from “what” to “how”. Small Business Economics, 47 (3). pp. 719-734. ISSN 0921-898X

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The distinctiveness of family firms’ goals, structures, resources, strategies, and performance has been studied in terms of what family firms do or are able to achieve that are different from those of nonfamily firms. This dominant approach to studying family firm behavior has contributed significantly to our understanding of such organizations. Currently, however, we know little about how family firm decisions are made and the processes by which family firms plan and execute. We develop a conceptual framework and set out an agenda for future research on how the distinctive/unique interaction between the business and the family influences the management processes by which family firms implement their strategies.

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