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Bridging generations - A study of corporate value statements in family firms

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  • Blombäck, Anna


    (Jönköping International Business School)

  • Brunninge, Olof


    (Jönköping International Business School)

  • Melander, Anders


    (Jönköping International Business School)

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    Family firms are special! The jury still seems to be divided when it comes to family firms superiority (cf Andersson and Reeb, 2004 vs Miller et al., 2007), but most commentators agree that there is something unique about family firms as a group. This uniqueness is often referred to as the family firm culture, ‘familiness’ or values, thus a family specific resource (Schein, 1983; Habbershon and Pistrui, 2002). But how does this resource come about? And how is the resource bridged1 over generations?

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    Paper provided by Jönköping International Business School in its series JIBS Working Papers with number 2011-13.

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    Length: 17 pages
    Date of creation: 01 Oct 2011
    Handle: RePEc:hhb:hjacfi:2011_013
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