Surdej, Aleksander and Wach, Krzysztof (2010): Succession planning in Polish family business. An exploratory investigation (chapter 4). Published in: Exploring the Dynamics of Entrepreneurship, eds. Aleksander Surdej and Krzysztof Wach, Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek, Toruń-Kraków 2010 (2010): pp. 62-74.
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The main aim of the paper is to identify the succession strategies (especially the ways in which they attempt to balance the strive to maintain family’s control over the company with the goal of firm’s growth) of the first generation of Polish entrepreneurs. Research survey was conducted on a random sample of 496 family enterprises in first quarter of 2009 (first phase, survey) and 61 family enterprises in third quarter of 2009 (second phase, in-depth-interview). Research project “Succession Scenarios in First Generation of Polish Entrepreneurs” was conducted in the years 2008-2010 by Aleksander Surdej and Krzysztof Wach was financed by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Project no. 1326/B/H03/2008/34).
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Succession planning in Polish family business. An exploratory investigation (chapter 4)|
|Keywords:||family firms, succession, Poland, family entrepreneurship|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L20 - General
L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L26 - Entrepreneurship
L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L29 - Other
M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M1 - Business Administration > M13 - New Firms ; Startups
M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M2 - Business Economics > M21 - Business Economics
|Depositing User:||Krzysztof Wach|
|Date Deposited:||16. Jun 2011 15:47|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 11:31|
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