Governance in Family Businesses: Evidence and Implications

Carole Howorth, Martin Kemp

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report presents a review of academic studies, national guidance and codes
relating to governance of family businesses. Practical implications of research
and insights for governance practices in family firms are provided. The report
will be of interest to owners of family businesses, family business researchers,
family business advisers, as well as those working in the field of corporate
governance more broadly.
Evidence from over 200 studies on family business governance is synthesised
to identify recurring themes, reliable evidence and gaps in knowledge. Studies
from around the world provide helpful insights. Very few studies have examined
governance of UK family firms specifically.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherIFB Research Foundation
Number of pages70
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2019

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