Entrepreneurship in Family Business: Cases from China by Henry X Shi

By Henry X Shi

This publication provides an exceptional research of ways a relatives enterprise isn't like other kinds of association and particularly its peculiarities with regards to entrepreneurship. concentrating on small and medium-sized second-generation chinese language kinfolk companies this e-book presents an in-depth research at the courting among the corporations’ relations attributes – or “familiness” as conceptualized during this publication – and entrepreneurial procedures, which results in diverse results. 8 instances from China are provided during this e-book and a dual-level process is proposed for study on entrepreneurship in kinfolk companies, emphasising either enterprise tactics and the function of person owner-managers. Readers also will locate numerous helpful coverage and practice-oriented views during this book.

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Trends and directions in the development of a strategic management theory of the family firm. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 29(5), 555–576. Chrisman, J. , Chua, J. , & Steier, L. P. (2003b). An introduction to theories of family business. Journal of Business Venturing, 18(4), 441–448. Chrisman, J. , Chua, J. , & Steier, L. P. (2005b). Sources and consequences of distinctive familiness: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 29(3), 237–247. Chua, J. , Chrisman, J. , & Sharma, P.

2006). Innovation, imitation, and new product performance: The case of China. Industrial Marketing Management, 35(5), 394–402. Chapter 3 Methods and Methodology Having (re)conceptualised and operationalised ‘‘familiness’’ and entrepreneurial processes in the last chapter, I shall now turn to the design of the research. This chapter, therefore, will outline the methods used in this research with relation to the data collection and analysis. My main objective in this chapter is to justify and make sense of my selection of these research methods.

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