Family-Member and Non-Family-Member Managers in Family Firms: Adding a Seventh Country to the International Database - Kosovo


  • Robert N. Lussier Springfield College
  • Matthew C. Sonfield Hofstra University
  • Robert J. Barbato Rochester Institute of Technology


Extending earlier analyses of the authors in other countries with regard to the inclusion of family-member managers and non-family-member managers in family businesses, and the relationship of this variable to certain management activities, styles and characteristics, this current study analyzes data from Kosovo. Results of statistical testing indicate almost no changes in management attributes as the proportion of non-family-member managers increases in family firms. Implications for practitioners, consultants, and researchers are presented.


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Family-Member and Non-Family-Member Managers in Family Firms: Adding a Seventh Country to the International Database - Kosovo. (2009). Journal of Small Business Strategy (archive Only), 20(2), 97-114.

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