The Influence of Life Stage on Father-Son Work Relationships in Family Companies
The authors examine the relationship between the life cycles of fathers and sons who work together, concluding that the quality of the work relationship varies as a function of their respective life stages. The intersection of their individual developmental paths can have positive or negative effects on the nature of the work relationship, on the resolution of such problem issues as succession, and on productivity.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Southern California 2: Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University
Publication date: March 1, 1989