Family, Family Firm, and Strategy

Six Dutch family firms in the food industry 1880-1970

Doreen Arnoldus

Family, Family Firm, and Strategy
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Doreen Arnoldus

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

448 pages | 6 3/7 x 9 1/2 | © 2002
Paper $54.95 ISBN: 9789052600246 Published June 2002 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
The family firm is the predominant form of private business in industrial capitalism. This study analyses the entrepreneurial strategies of six Dutch family firms in the period between 1880 until 1970. The in-depth case studies reconstruct the succession.
Contents
Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Two Clusters of Family Firms
Chapter 3: The Succession Strategies of the Zaan Families
Chapter 4: The Succession Strategies of Jewish Families
Chapter 5: External Strategies in the Capital Market
Chapter 6: External Strategies in the Labour Market
Chapter 7: External Strategies for Raw Materials and Marketing
Chapter 8: Social Networks: A Lubricant for Family Firms 
Chapter 9: Conclusion

Samenvatting (Summary in Dutch)
Appendices
    Family tree Laan and Vis families (Wessanen & Laan)
    Family tree Duyvis family
    Family tree Honig family
    Family tree Van den Bergh family
    Family tree Van Zwanenberg family
    Family tree Hartog family
    Appendix Chapter 5
    Appendix Chapter 6
List of sources
Bibliography
Index
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