Whither Family Business?
Version of Record online: 14 JAN 2010
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Journal of Management Studies
Special Issue: The Family and Enterprise: Unpacking the Connections
Volume 47, Issue 2, pages 191–204, March 2010
How to Cite
Schulze, W. S. and Gedajlovic, E. R. (2010), Whither Family Business?. Journal of Management Studies, 47: 191–204. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6486.2009.00887.x
- Issue online: 14 JAN 2010
- Version of Record online: 14 JAN 2010
The family enterprise is capturing increased interest from scholars around the world. Yet research about family business is in its infancy and the diversity of theories and perspectives represented in the developing literature portray a cluttered and conflicted landscape. In the following, we provide background, discuss the state of the field, and place in context the articles that are featured in this special issue. Critical questions facing the field are also addressed.