Intrapreneurship in multi-generational family businesses

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Garrett, R. P., Dibrell, C., & Craig, J. (2011). Intrapreneurship in multi-generational family businesses. Paper presented at the Family Business Australia (FBA): Family business research & education symposium, Perth, Australia.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 150304

© Copyright Robert P. Garrett, Clay Dibrell & Justin Craig, 2011


Drawing from the agency and stewardship theory literature, this conceptual work explores the role of intrapreneurship (internal corporate venturing) in multi-generational family businesses. Specifically, governance and managerial considerations unique to family businesses are used to predict both the relatedness between a parent firm and its ventures, and how these internal new ventures are managed.

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