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Family firms: the problem of second-generation bosses


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.


Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur

1 March 2018     Paper Number CEPCP527

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Growth programme.