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Role of Family Business in Indian Economy

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter highlights the economic contributions of Indian family businesses. It explains how before the onset of modern business entities, the operating structure of Indian business was almost ... More


Defining and Identifying Family Entrepreneurship: A New View of Entrepreneurs

Ramona K. Zachary, Edward G. Rogoff, and Ivory Phinisee

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on the importance of the family context from which entrepreneurial behaviors emerge. The importance, role and definitions relative to families and entrepreneurship are explored ... More


The Business of Jews

charles Dellheim

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the economic culture of Jews with particular emphasis on myths and practices. While steering clear of essentialist assumptions about intrinsic ‘racial traits’, it asks whether ... More


Family Firms, Partnerships, and Independent Traders

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concerns women's involvement in different types of enterprise: principally family firms, but also as independent traders and in partnerships with others. Evidence from directories, court ... More


Family, Property, and Power

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter further explores women's involvement in different types of enterprise. It examines the issue of female power more closely, using legal documents to assess women's relationship to ... More


Managerial practices in family-owned firms: Strategizing actors, their arenas, and their emotions

Ethel Brundin and Leif Melin

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes and discusses managerial practices and their implications for family-owned firms that are governed by the special family ownership logic. Applying a strategy as practice ... More


Introduction: Family Business

Julie Hardwick

in Family Business: Litigation and the Political Economies of Daily Life in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558070
eISBN:
9780191721038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558070.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter lays out the framework of the book. It discusses the demographics of the working families that are examined, and provides some background on the cities of Lyon and Nantes in which they ... More


India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Kshama Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book traces the evolution of business in India from the pre-British Raj days to look at the forces that have shaped Indian commerce and economy. It presents a well-rounded picture of the ... More


Reproducing Elite Lives: Women in Agarwal Family Businesses

Ujithra Ponniah

in Mapping the Elite: Power, Privilege, and Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491070
eISBN:
9780199097920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491070.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Culture

This chapter explores the social reproductive roles performed by elite ‘upper’-caste Aggarwal women in family businesses in Delhi. By focusing on women’s associational and familial roles in a South ... More


Risk: Friedrich Krupp

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the beginnings of the Krupp company, which were built out of the substantial investments left behind by the founder Friedrich Krupp's grandmother, Helene Amalie ... More


The ‘Sell Side’

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Since the divorce of corporate ownership and control in the UK cannot be explained adequately by reference to theories already advanced, the book carries out a broader enquiry by reference to the ... More


Primal Business:: Evolution, Kinship, and the Family Firm

Nigel Nicholson

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter argues that scholarship on the family firm can benefit from evolutionary analysis and, moreover, that the family firm nicely illustrates the integrative capacity of evolutionary theory. ... More


The Small Business Leader Faces Departure

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter argues that the family business presents special challenges that further complicate the considerations of retiring leaders. The detailed case history the chapter illustrates here aims to ... More


Complexities

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is dedicated to multiplying the dimensions of the stories told. Characterizing this work as devoted to immigrants neglects the complicated relationship that Arabs and Jews have with the ... More


Constructing Entrepreneurial Pathways

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tillie Lewis, Olive Ann Beech and Margaret Rudkin all provide examples of how successful mid-twentieth-century female entrepreneurs in large-scale manufacturing companies carved out a place for ... More


Kinship

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the advantages and challenges of family businesses through the experiences of the following Berkshire companies: Nebraska Furniture Mart Inc., RC Willey Home Furnishings, Star ... More


Textile and Consumer Industries in the War Era: Beyond the Rong Model

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the experiences of the textile and consumer industries in China during the Sino-Japanese War. It suggests that while most firms were smaller than the Rong family business, they ... More


A World within a World

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Nishijin cloth is considered informally a cultural property of Japan. The introduction of the jacquard, followed by the spread of the powerloom, revitalized Nishijin's industry and made it supreme in ... More


Managing the Tribe of Chouteau

Jay Gitlin

in The Bourgeois Frontier: French Towns, French Traders, and American Expansion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101188
eISBN:
9780300155761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101188.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Kinship ties were important to the French of the Creole Corridor. Creole merchant capitalists, as a primarily urban group with commercial aspirations and genteel cultural practices, valued continuity ... More


Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Nora Rose Moosnick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Arabs and Jews are thought to inhabit the Middle East or urban areas in the United States, not Kentucky or other out of the way locales. Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation ... More


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