Is Strategy Different for the Family-Owned Business?

Dawn Harris, Jon I. Martinez, John L. Ward

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Little research has been conducted on family business strategy, even though a significant portion of the nation's largest companies are family controlled. This article provides a framework for addressing strategy and proposes topics for research on family business strategy. Topics include mission, industry and situation analyses, global strategy, and strategy implementation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-174
Number of pages16
JournalFamily Business Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1994
Externally publishedYes


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