Journal of Family Business Management: Volume 7 Issue 1


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The auditor as consigliere in family firm

Sven-Olof Yrjö Collin, Jenny Ahlberg, Karin Berg, Pernilla Broberg, Amelie Karlsson

The purpose of this paper is to develop and test a concept of auditor as consigliere in family firms, that captures additional functions to monitoring, those of advice, mediating…

Revealing the family: Effects of being perceived as a family firm in the recruiting market in Germany

Christoph Kahlert, Isabel C. Botero, Reinhard Prügl

Attracting and retaining a skilled labor force represents an important source for competitive advantage for organizations. In the European context, one of the greatest challenges…

Research on innovation in family businesses: are we building an ivory tower?

Elena Fuetsch, Julia Suess-Reyes

One of the central requirements of research is that the knowledge acquired should not only be academically rigorous, but also socially useful. If an article fails to address…


Autonomy and paradoxes in family ownership: case studies across cultures and sectors

Gry Osnes, Angelica Uribe, Liv Hök, Olive Yanli Hou, Mona Haug

The purpose of this paper is to explore and analyse in-depth how family owners develop autonomy through ownership for family members within the family, the family within the…

Keeping it in the family: family, priorities and succession in Scottish landed estates

Sofia di Belmonte, Claire Seaman, Richard Bent

The purpose of this paper is to explore the strategic approach adopted by the current owners of family-held estates in Scotland to explore the approaches that have led to…

Sustainable entrepreneurship: another avenue for family business scholarship?

Paul Woodfield, Christine Woods, Deborah Shepherd

The purpose of this paper is to review family businesses as a subset of sustainable entrepreneurship. It is intended that another avenue of scholarship for the growing interest in…

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