Journal Articles

The Academy of Management Review

Lee, Khai Sheang, Guan Hua Lim, and Wei Shi Lim. "Family Business Succession: Appropriation Risk and Choice of Successor." The Academy of Management Review 28.4 (2003): 657-666 .

 

Business Renaissance Quarterly

Anonymous. "A Closer Look at a Business Renaissance Executive: An Interview with Tom Higgins." Business Renaissance Quarterly 3.3 (2008): 11-13.

 

The Business Review

Levin, Leon, Gil Bozer, and Hartel Charmine. "Executive Coaching in a Family Business Environment." The Business Review 9.2 (2008): 200-211.

 

 Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal

Giarmarco, Julius H, and Sebastian V Grassi, Jr. "The Ten Levels of Estate Planning." Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal 33.2 (2008): 90-116.

Family Business Review

Hutcheson, James Olan, and Henry Lee Hutcheson. "How We Lead Matters: Reflections on a Life of Leadership." Family Business Review 21.4 (2008): 365-366.

 

Lambrecht, Johan, and Jozef Lievens. "Pruning the Family Tree: An Unexplored Path to Family Business Continuity and Family Harmony." Family Business Review 21.4 (2008): 295-313.

Zellweger, Thomas M , and Robert S Nason. "A Stakeholder Perspective on Family Firm Performance." Family Business Review 21.3 (2008): 203-216.

International Small Business Journal

Huston, Carole L. "Perpetuating the Family Business: 50 Lessons Learned from Long-Lasting, Successful Families in Business." International Small Business Journal 22.6 (2004): 627-629.

 

Journal of Practical Estate Planning

Grassi Jr., Sebastian V. , and Julius H. Giarmarco. "Practical Succession Planning for the Family-Owned Business." Journal of Practical Estate Planning 10.27 (2008): 39-48.

 

Journal of Small Business Management

Danes, Sharon M, Johnben Teik-Cheok Loy, and Kathryn Stafford. "Business Planning Practices of Family-Owned Firms within a Quality Framework." Journal of Small Business Management 46.3 (2008): 395-421.

 

The Journal of Wealth Management

Gray, Lisa. "The Three Forms of Governance: A New Approach to Family Wealth Transfer and Asset Protection, Part II." The Journal of Wealth Management 11.2 (2008): 7-19.

 

Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal

Giarmarco, Julius. “Drafting a Flexible Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust Part 1." Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal 25.3 (2006): 20-29.

Giarmarco, Julius. “Drafting a Flexible Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust Part 2." Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal 26.1 (2006): 59-65.

Giarmarco, Julius, and Sebastian V. Grassi Jr.. "The Five Strategic Levels of Succession Planning for the Family Owned Business." Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal 28.2 (2009): 16-30.

 

 

New England Journal of Entrepreneurship

Sonfield, Matthew C, and Robert N Lussier. "The Influence of Family Business Size on Management Activities, Styles and Characteristics." New England Journal of Entrepreneurship 11.2 (2008): 47-56.

 

Organization Studies

Schulze, William S., Michael H. Lubatkin, Richard N. Dino, and Ann K. Buchholtz. "Agency Relationships in Family Firms: Theory and Evidence." Organization Studies 12.2 (2001): 99-116.

           

Ainsworth, Susan, and Julie Wolfram Cox. "Families Divided: Culture and Control in Small Family Business." Organization Studies 24.9 (2003): 1463-1485.

 

Perspectives for Managers

Schwass, Joachim, and Colleen Lief. "About Family, Business and Philanthropy." Perspectives for Managers 165 (2008): 1-5.

 

Toledo Business Journal

Cox, Mary M. "Valuation and Succession Planning for the Business Owner." Toledo Business Journal 24.8 (2008): 13.

 

Work, Employment, & Society

Mulholland, Kate. "The Family Enterprise and Business Strategies." Work, Employment, & Society 11.4 (1997): 685-711.

 

Studies

Mass Mutual, Kennesaw State University, Family Firm Institute

            2003 American Family Business Survey

Mass Mutual, Raymond Institute. January 2003.

 

2007 American Family Business Survey

Mass Mutual, Kennesaw State University and Family Firm Insitute. October 2007.