Authors: Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman
Addresses: Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada. ' Department of Management & Information Systems, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9581, USA; Centre for Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2R6, Canada
Abstract: This overview is based substantially on a speech given at the 2010 Family Business Forum of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy at Zhuhai, China. Its purpose is to outline what the authors believe are the most important and distinctive research issues about family firms in China.
Keywords: China; research issues; succession; ownership; professionalisation; agency theory; enterprise; Zhuhai; management practice; family businesses.
International Journal of Management Practice, 2010 Vol.4 No.3, pp.220 - 233
Published online: 11 Nov 2010 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article