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Family firms: the problem of second-generation bosses

Renata  Lemos,  Daniela  Scur,  March 2018
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Keywords: CEO; firm productivity; management

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Although family firms are widely praised as the ‘backbone of the economy’, their productivity is often hampered by weak management. Research by Daniela Scur and Renata Lemos provides new evidence on the performance of ‘dynastic’ family-owned firms and explores why those led by family bosses adopt fewer structured management practices.

CentrePiece 23 (1) Spring2018 pages: 26-28