Journal of Small Business Management

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 3, July

Business Planning Practices of Family-Owned Firms within a Quality Framework *
Study purpose is to investigate the contribution of an integrated, interfunctional approach to quality management, inclusive of family/business interface management, to the success of 572 small family firms, using multiple measures of success (congruity...
Community Social Responsibility and Its Consequences for Family Business Performance *
Family-centered businesses may have unique perspectives of socially responsible behavior due to family involvement and ties to the community. This research explored the antecedents and consequences of community social responsibility (CSR) for family...
Conflict, Participative Decision-Making, and Generational Ownership Dispersion: A Multilevel Analysis *
This study examines how participative decision-making and generational ownership dispersion affect conflict in a sample of privately held U.S. family firms. Our study utilizes a hierarchical linear model approach to investigate "cross-level" effects...
Emerging Paths of Family Entrepreneurship Research *
This futuristic commentary reviews family business research since its beginning more than 30 years ago. Prior to 2000, disciplinary roots, professional organizations, and early milestones are identified. More recent books, journals, and special issues...
Family Entrepreneurship
This special issue is based on the papers and discussant reports presented at the third Office Depot Forum, whose theme was "Family Entrepreneurship." The forum covered topics such as social responsibility, brand identity, performance, governance,...
Leveraging Family-Based Brand Identity to Enhance Firm Competitiveness and Performance in Family Businesses *
Drawing on the family-embeddedness perspective on entrepreneurship and the resource-based-view of the firm, we investigate how the promotion of family-based brand identity influences competitive orientation (customer versus product) and firm performance...
Sampling Minority Business Owners and Their Families: The Understudied Entrepreneurial Experience *
We here review and critique prior research on minority entrepreneurship, paying particular attention to the contributions and limitations of deployed sampling techniques and research methodologies. As based on this review, we then introduce the 2003...
The Impact of Goal Alignment on Board Existence and Top Management Team Composition: Evidence from Family-Influences Businesses*
Using a sample of 714 private family influenced businesses in Germany, we investigate the relationship of goal alignment between owners and managers and the existence of a board of directors. Agency theory and stewardship theory serve as theoretical...
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