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The impact of intra-group processes on family business success

dc.contributor.authorFarrington, Shelleyen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorVenter, Elmarieen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorBoshoff, Christoen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-25T08:49:57Z
dc.date.available2011-05-25T08:49:57Z
dc.date.issued2011-03-17
dc.identifier.citationFarrington, S., Venter, E. & Boshoff, C. 2011. The impact of intra-group processes on family business success. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 14(1): a52, doi:10.4102/sajems.v14i1.52.
dc.identifier.issn2222-3436 (online)
dc.identifier.issn1015-8812 (print)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.4102/sajems.v14i1.52
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/14761
dc.descriptionCITATION: Farrington, S., Venter, E. & Boshoff, C. 2011. The impact of intra-group processes on family business success. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 14(1): a52, doi:10.4102/sajems.v14i1.52.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at https://sajems.org
dc.description.abstractInterpersonal ties and intra-group processes influence the ability of people to work together effectively as teams. In the context of the family business team, intra-group processes describe the interaction that takes place between the family members and the resultant psychological climate that exists in the family business. Given the increasing number of sibling teams among family businesses, as well as the challenges they face as team members, this study focuses on sibling teams in family businesses and the intra-group processes that influence their success. The primary objective of this study is to identify and empirically test the intragroup processes influencing the effectiveness of sibling partnerships. A structured questionnaire was distributed to 1323 sibling partner respondents. The respondents were identified by means of a convenience snowball sampling technique, and the data were collected from 371 usable questionnaires. The empirical findings of this study show that the sibling relationship and fairness are important determinants of sibling team effectiveness.
dc.description.urihttps://sajems.org/index.php/sajems/article/view/52
dc.format.extent16 pages
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherAOSIS
dc.subjectFamily-owned business enterprisesen_ZA
dc.titleThe impact of intra-group processes on family business successen_ZA
dc.typeArticle
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