Understanding Entrepreneurial Family Businesses in Uncertain Environments: Opportunities and Research in Latin America

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Mattias Nordqvist, Giuseppe Marzano, Esteban R. Brenes, Gonzalo Jiménez, Maria Fonseca-Paredes
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
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This thorough volume describes and analyzes entrepreneurial family businesses in Latin American countries. The research presented here has been conducted within the Global STEP (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices) Project.
 

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Contents

the case of Latin America
1
a study of Venezuelan family firms
30
3 The influence of culture on governance innovativeness and knowledge generation in Brazilian family businesses
66
an exploratory study of Latin American family firms
91
family conflict as a source of new business opportunities
125
6 Entrepreneurship in transgenerational processes by means of social capital
149
7 Knowledge integration in Latin American family firms
181
a study of familycontrolled businesses
203
9 Transgenerational issues in the financing of entrepreneurial family firms
237
communication during the entrance of new generations into the family business
270
Index
293
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Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, J nk ping International Business School, J nk ping University, Sweden, Giuseppe Marzano, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, Esteban R. Brenes, Steve Aronson Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, INCAE Business School, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Gonzalo Jim nez, Albert von Appen Professor and Director, Family Business Centre, Universidad Adolfo Ib ez, Chile and Managing Director, Proteus Management Consulting and Maria Fonseca-Paredes, Tecnol gico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico

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