Spousal leadership and continuity in the family firm

Spousal leadership and continuity in the family firm

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Family Business Review, 1 ed., vol. 14, pp. 25-36, 2001

Abstract

CEO spouses play a key, even if often invisible, role in most family-controlled corporations. This is particularly true when the special challenges of succession and continuity become evident. This paper proposes a typology of spouse styles and their possible influence on succession and continuity.