Current research in family business suggests a behavioral difference between family and non-family firms. However, it does not explain why family members do not get involved. In this conceptual paper, we argue that family members are motivated by their stakeholder interests and identities to participate in family business activities.
Ding, Hung-bin and Phan, Phillip
"FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN FAMILY FIRMS: ANTECEDENTS AND MODERATORS (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 26
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol26/iss17/4