Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. José Manuel Saiz-Álvarez, Jesús Manuel Palma-Ruiz, João Leitão
    Pages 1-5
  3. Family Firms: Socioemotional Intelligence and Wealth

  4. Family Firms: Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Claudia Felix, Sebastian Aparicio, David Urbano
      Pages 67-83
    3. José Manuel Saiz-Álvarez, Alicia Coduras-Martínez
      Pages 133-150
    4. Ismael Barros-Contreras, Juan Hernangómez-Barahona, Natalia Martín-Cruz
      Pages 151-174
  5. Family Firms: Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Alfonso A. Rojo-Ramírez, Alicia Ramírez-Orellana, John Eddson Burgos-Burgos, Daniel Ruiz-Palomo
      Pages 205-231
  6. Family Firms: Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Luis Arturo Torres-García, M. Concepción López-Fernández, Ana M. Serrano-Bedia
      Pages 269-295
    3. María del Pilar Ramírez-Salazar, Rafael Ignacio Pérez-Uribe, Carlos Salcedo-Pérez, Julieth Paola Juffington-Smith
      Pages 327-347

About this book


In order to respond to economic globalization and increased competitive pressures, companies need innovative, efficient and effective management strategies. Accordingly, this book explores various scenarios faced by entrepreneurs and family businesses, and proposes strategies to tackle the challenges and seize opportunities to grow in a highly competitive environment. It underscores the importance of deploying vital strategies to survive and flourish in the long term, overcoming challenges, and capitalizing on opportunities in order to attain / maintain a competitive position. By presenting and integrating the latest insights and case studies on entrepreneurship, family businesses, and strategy research, the book provides concrete recommendations for effective business survival and growth.



Entrepreneurship in family businesses Innovation in family-owned businesses Leadership succession in family businesses Inter-generational family business strategy Family businesses and regional development Competitiveness of family business Financial constraints to innovation in family businesses Entrepreneurial development in families Internationalization of family businesses

Editors and affiliations

  • José Manuel Saiz-Álvarez
    • 1
  • João Leitão
    • 2
  • Jesús Manuel Palma-Ruiz
    • 3
  1. 1.EGADE Business School-Tecnologico de MonterreyZapopanMexico
  2. 2.University of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  3. 3.Universidad Autónoma de ChihuahuaChihuahuaMexico

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