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An Overview of the Field of Family Business Studies: Current Status and Directions for the Future

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Based on a review of 217 refereed articles on family business studies, the literature is organized according to its focus on individual, interpersonal or group, organizational, and societal levels of analyses. An assessment of the status of our current understanding at each level is provided and directions for future research are suggested. A discussion of definitional issues, bases of distinctiveness, and family firm performance is used to help understand the domain or scope of the field. Methodological issues and strategies aimed to enhance the pace at which the field achieves a distinctive legitimate place in organizational studies are presented.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Publication date: March 1, 2004

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