Title

Transgenerational Entrepreneurship: Exploring Growth and Performance in Family Firms Across Generations (Book)

Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden and Co-Director, Center for Family Enterprise Ownership (CeFEO), Sweden and Thomas M. Zellweger, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business, University of St Gallen, Switzerland and Managing Director, Center for Family Business, University of St Gallen, Switzerland

Publication

Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract

Introducing a new concept in family businesses Transgenerational Entrepreneurship addresses how these businesses achieve growth and longevity through entrepreneurial activities. It focuses on the resources, capabilities and mindsets that families develop and draw upon in order to be entrepreneurial across generations, and presents findings from an international research collaboration between family business researchers and practitioners.

In addition to a comprehensive conceptual chapter, the editors include a unique set of empirical case-based research papers that investigates transgenerational entrepreneurship in different European contexts. They bring together and integrate frontier research on entrepreneurship and family business, as well as provide a basis for future research.

Academics, teachers and students in business and management, entrepreneurship and family business will find this path-breaking book of value, as will libraries, policy makers and consultants.

Recommended Citation

Nordqvist, M. and Zellweger, T. 2010. Transgenerational Entrepreneurship: Exploring Growth and Performance in Family Firms Across Generations. Edward Elgar Publishing.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK.

 

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