The Primacy of Financial Objectives

The Primacy of Financial Objectives
- Evidence from German Family PLCs
Kemp, Stefan
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ISBN 978-3-89936-869-7
Bestell-Nr. 869B
Gewicht 335 g
Warengruppe Betriebswirtschaft
Sachgruppe Family Business
Einband broschiert
Sprache Englisch
Umfang 232
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1. Introduction
1.1 Overview and research aims
1.2 Financial organisational objectives and organisational stakeholders
1.3 Plan of the thesis

2. Factors that Influence Organisational Objectives
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Financials
2.3 Non-financials

3. Function and Characteristics of Family Businesses
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Family
3.3 Family businesses
3.4 Research propositions on orientations of family business objectives

4. Methodology and Research Design
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Methodology
4.3 Research design
4.4 Content of the questionnaire
4.5 Issues with the design of the research
4.6 Statistical techniques
4.7 Data analysis
4.8 Separation of family businesses from non-family businesses

5. Findings
5.1 Response rate
5.2 Questionnaire evaluation
5.3 Missing values
5.4 Characteristics of respondents
5.5 Size of organisations
5.6 Findings about organisational objectives in public limited companies
5.7 Relation between organisational objectives and stakeholders

6. Comparison of Family Businesses and Non-Family Businesses
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Comparison of structural differences
6.3 Evaluation of research propositions on the organisational objective orientation of family businesses
6.4 Comparison of family and non-family businesses
6.5 Unexpected outcome: Evaluation of the family business definition

7. Drawing Conclusions
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Contribution of the study
7.3 Limitations of the study and scope for further research
7.4 Final conclusions
7.5 Reflection

Über den Autor

Stefan Kemp holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes University, School of Business. His professional background comprises various international marketing and key-account management occupations in family businesses. He draws experience from strategy consulting and is engaged in research and teaching at the European Business School, Department for Strategy, Organisation and Leadership, European Family Business Center, Prof. Dr. Sabine Klein. His areas of interest are interrelations between economic, sociological, psychological and legal aspects between entrepreneurial families and family firms. Also challenges related to generational transfer and succession planning and family values. He lectures in family business courses, pursues post-doctoral research projects in the family business field and contributes to international research conferences.

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