Goal orientation and its relationship to the business family, and family business performance, within the UK’s family owned and managed mid-sized businesses

Lanz, Susan (2015). Goal orientation and its relationship to the business family, and family business performance, within the UK’s family owned and managed mid-sized businesses. Masters thesis, Aston University.

Abstract

Mid-Sized Businesses (MSBs) are defined by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as having a sales turnover of between £25 million and £500 million. A key gap in family firm/business research and literature to date is, understanding the role and importance of non-financial objectives (such as family harmony, tradition and business longevity), and the role the family plays in creating a wide set of business performance objectives (both financial and non-financial) in these businesses. This dissertation contributes to filling this knowledge gap by drawing on Family Systems Theory applied in a business context, and within an overarching Resource Based View (RBV) of the firm.

Divisions: Aston Business School > Economics finance & entrepreneurship
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Institution: Aston University
Uncontrolled Keywords: family business,family systems theory,family centred goals,socioemotional wealth,familiness
Completed Date: 2015-09-24
Authors: Lanz, Susan

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