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Early Release: March 2019 Issue of FBR
February 15, 2019

e are pleased to provide you with an advance look at the March 2019 issue of Family Business Review (FBR).

“Truckin’ on” at Family Business Review
G. Tyge Payne
This editorial provides an overview of the past year at Family Business Review (FBR), including discussions of key metrics and trends, successes, and key initiatives. The future is also discussed by outlining plans for the journal few the next few years as we continue the mission of providing high-quality, scholarly research on the dynamics of family-controlled enterprise.
G. Tyge Payne
Texas Tech University
The Effect of Psychological Ownership on Corporate Entrepreneurship: Comparisons Between Family and Nonfamily Top Management Team Members
Kyootai Lee, Marianna Makri, Terri Scandura
Research Questions
  • Does family membership differentiate family and non-family TMT members’ psychological ownership?
  • If so, how does family membership differentiate the role of the two groups’ psychological ownership as it relates to corporate entrepreneurship (CE)?
Kyootai Lee
Sogang University
Marianna Makri
University of Miami
Terri Scandura
University of Miami
CEO Personality: A Different Perspective on the Nonfamily Versus Family CEO Debate
Rüveyda Kelleci, Frank Lambrechts, Wim Voordeckers, Jolien Huybrechts
Research Questions
  • In family firms, how are nonfamily and family CEOs different in terms of their personalities?
  • How do the personality traits of nonfamily CEOs and family CEOs relate to family firm financial performance, as measured by ROA and ROE?
Rüveyda Kelleci
Hasselt University
Frank Lambrechts
Hasselt University
Wim Voordeckers
Hasselt University
Jolien Huybrechts
Maastricht University
Retrenchment Strategies and Family Involvement: The Role of Survival Risk
Jose Casillas, Ana M. Moreno-Menéndez, José L. Barbero, Eric Clinton
Research Questions
  • Does family ownership and involvement have an impact on the turnaround and exit strategies of the firm?
  • Does the strategic response to declining firm performance differ according to whether survival is at risk?
Jose Casillas
Universidad de Sevilla
Ana M. Moreno-Menéndez
Universidad de Sevilla
José L. Barbero
Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla
Eric Clinton
Dublin City University
Founder-Controlled Firms and R&D Investments: New Evidence from Canada
Yves Bozec, Jackie Di Vito
Research Questions
  • Do founder-controlled firms invest more in R&D activity than other firms?
  • Is there a difference in R&D investment behavior between lone founders and founders with other family members involved in a firm?
  • What is the moderating effect of excess voting rights, does it alter founders’ willingness to invest in R&D?
Yves Bozec
HEC Montréal
Jackie Di Vito
HEC Montréal
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