Family Business Succession

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Jean S. K. Lee of China Europe International Business School, Guozhen Zhao of Delta State University, and Feifei Lu of Shanghai University. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled "The Effect of Value Congruence Between Founder and Successor on Successor’s Willingness: The Mediating Role of the … Continue reading Family Business Succession

Listening to the Heart or the Head? Exploring the “Willingness Versus Ability” Succession Dilemma

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Melanie Richards of University of Bath, Nadine Kammerlander of WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, and Thomas Zellweger of the University of St. Gallen. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled "Listening to the Heart or the Head? Exploring the “Willingness Versus Ability” Succession Dilemma," which is … Continue reading Listening to the Heart or the Head? Exploring the “Willingness Versus Ability” Succession Dilemma

A Different Perspective on the Nonfamily vs. Family CEO Debate

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Rüveyda Kelleci of Hasselt University, Frank Lambrechts of Hasselt University, Wim Voordeckers of Hasselt University, and Jolien Huybrechts of Maastricht University. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled "CEO Personality: A Different Perspective on the Nonfamily Versus Family CEO Debate," which is currently free to read for a limited time. … Continue reading A Different Perspective on the Nonfamily vs. Family CEO Debate

September Issue of Family Business Review!

We are pleased to announce the September Issue of Family Business Review (FBR) is now available and free to read through the end of September! Check out the editorial, in which Senior Associate Editor Donald O. Neubaum discusses the domain of family business research and offers suggestions to future scholars. Given the fact that FBR is only in its 31st year … Continue reading September Issue of Family Business Review!

Do Family Firms Have a Trust Advantage?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Susanne Beck of LBG Open Innovation in Science Center and Dr. Reinhard Prügl of the FIF@Zeppelin University, Lake Constance, Germany, who recently published an article in Family Business Review entitled, "Family Firm Reputation and Humanization: Consumers and the Trust Advantage of Family Firms Under Different Conditions of Brand Familiarity," which is currently free to … Continue reading Do Family Firms Have a Trust Advantage?

March Issue of Family Business Review

Read the March Issue of the Family Business Review, and stay up to date with the latest research on Family Business and Family Firms. Family Business Review (FBR) a refereed journal published quarterly since 1988, is a scholarly publication devoted exclusively to the exploration of the dynamics of family-controlled enterprise, including firms ranging in size … Continue reading March Issue of Family Business Review

A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David S. Jiang of Georgia Southern University, Franz W. Kellermans of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Timothy P. Munyon of the  University of Tennessee, and M. Lane Morris of the University of Tennessee. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “More Than Meets the … Continue reading A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Rocio Arteaga and Susana Menéndez-Requejo of the University of Oviedo, Spain. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they reflect on the inspiration for conducting this research:] What … Continue reading Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors

Is It Better to Govern Managers Via Agency or Stewardship?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Albert E. James of Dalhousie University, Canada. James recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “Is It Better to Govern Managers via Agency or Stewardship? Examining Asymmetries by Family Versus Nonfamily Affiliation," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, James reflects on the … Continue reading Is It Better to Govern Managers Via Agency or Stewardship?

The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers

Get the latest insight on what editors are looking for in your submitted manuscript! SAGE Publishing is proud to feature the latest editorial from Family Business Review, entitled, "The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers." This editorial is co-authored by James J. Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma and Jess Chua, and is currently free to read for a limited … Continue reading The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers