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Beyond the Firm: Business Families as Entrepreneurs

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  • Isabelle Le Breton-Miller
  • Danny Miller

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Business families, we argue, will be core drivers of economic growth over the next decades, particularly in developing markets. We discuss the resources that provide them with advantages in multibusiness and multimarket entrepreneurial initiatives, the family-based challenges and opportunities that drive or pull them toward such initiatives, the environments in which significant business families thrive, and the resulting socioeconomic consequences.

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  • Isabelle Le Breton-Miller & Danny Miller, 2018. "Beyond the Firm: Business Families as Entrepreneurs," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, , vol. 42(4), pages 527-536, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:entthe:v:42:y:2018:i:4:p:527-536
    DOI: 10.1177/1042258717739004
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    1. Irmak Erdogan & Emanuela Rondi & Alfredo De Massis, 2020. "Managing the Tradition and Innovation Paradox in Family Firms: A Family Imprinting Perspective," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, , vol. 44(1), pages 20-54, January.

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