Spouses in the Spotlight - The Influence of the Spouse on Strategic Decisions and on the Overall Development of the Family Firm
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GBC 2014 - Global Business Conference - Questioning the Widely-held Dogmas
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This study focuses on the complex world of the entrepreneur's spouse which combines both business and personal relationships (copreneurs). The specific aim of this study is to obtain a deeper understanding of the spouse?s influence on strategic decisions and on the overall development of the family business. For this reason, we investigate the strategic world of copreneurs in a large-scale study from various angles. This paper reports on our findings concerning the highly influential role of spouses on strategic decisions and on the overall development of family firms.