IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Factors influencing the consultancy services used in Romanian family businesses

Listed author(s):
  • Luminița Nicolescu

    (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)

  • Mariana Nicolae

    (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)

  • Irina Ion

    (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)

The present study approaches consultancy services in relationship to family businesses, focusing on the extent to which those services are used by this category of companies and the way in which they are used. The element of novelty of the research relates to the identification of a number of factors that influence the acquisition of consultancy services in family businesses (company characteristics and decision maker’s features) and to their linkage to a number of characteristics of consultancy services. The theoretical model is applied on family businesses from Romani, an emerging market in Europe. Findings illustrate the existence of strong, weak and no existence at all of relationships between factors and consultancy characteristics, depending on the factor. Company related factors do influence the choice for consultancy services, meanwhile decision maker related factors seem to influence the least the analysed characteristics of consultancy in Romanian family businesses.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: http://www.managementmarketing.ro/pdf/articole/450.pdf
Download Restriction: no

Article provided by Economic Publishing House in its journal Management & Marketing.

Volume (Year): 9 (2014)
Issue (Month): 2 (Summer)
Pages:

as
in new window

Handle: RePEc:eph:journl:v:9:y:2014:i:2:n:8
Contact details of provider:

References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:

as
in new window


  1. Steve Johnson, & Wayne Thomas & Don Webber, 2003. "Who Uses External Business Advice?," Working Papers 0303, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eph:journl:v:9:y:2014:i:2:n:8. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Simona Vasilache)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.