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Author Acquaah, Moses.
Title Family businesses in sub-Saharan Africa : behavioral and strategic perspectives.
Publication Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016.



Descript 1 online resource (279 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- References -- Part I: Background -- Chapter 2: Family Business Theories and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Introduction -- Theoretical Perspectives in Family Business Research -- Systems Theory -- Agency Theory -- Stewardship Theory -- The Resource-Based View of the Firm -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth -- Sub-Saharan Africa Family Businesses and Family Business Theories -- Institutional and Socio-Cultural Environments
Systems Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Agency Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stewardship Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- The RBV and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth Perspective and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Family Business Research in Africa: An Assessment -- Introduction -- What Is a Family Business? -- Methodology -- Results -- Publication Outlets -- Definition and Operationalization of Family Business
Regional Focus of Studies -- Topics Studied -- Theoretical Focus -- Methodological Issues -- What Do We Know from the Studies? -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Behavioral and Strategic Issues in Family Businesses -- Chapter 4: Organizational Justice and Employee Job Effectiveness in Family Businesses in Uganda: The Mediating Role of Organizational Support -- Introduction -- Theoretical Background and Hypotheses -- Perceived Organizational Justice -- Perceived Organizational Support
The Mediating Role of POS on the Organizational Justice and Employees' Job Effectiveness Relationship -- Methods -- Study Context -- Sample and Data -- Measures -- Results -- Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Human Resource Management and Market Orientation Strategies in Family and Non-family Firms in Ghana: How Do They Relate to Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance? -- Introduction -- Literature Review and Hypotheses -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- HRM Strategy and Competitive Strategy -- Market Orientation Strategy and Competitive Strategy
Functional Strategies and Organizational Performance -- HRM Strategy and Firm Performance -- Market Orientation and Organizational Performance -- Methods -- Sample and Data Collection -- Operational Definitions of Variables -- Reliability and Validity Analyses -- Analytical Approach -- Results -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- Functional Strategies and Firm Performance -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Appendix: Items Used for Market Orientation and Human Resource Management Strategies -- A. Market Orientation (α = 0.86) -- B. Human Resource Management Strategy
B1. Recruitment and Selection (α = 0.69)
Note 200 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781137361431
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Author Acquaah, Moses.
Subject Family-owned business enterprises -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Descript 1 online resource (279 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- References -- Part I: Background -- Chapter 2: Family Business Theories and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Introduction -- Theoretical Perspectives in Family Business Research -- Systems Theory -- Agency Theory -- Stewardship Theory -- The Resource-Based View of the Firm -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth -- Sub-Saharan Africa Family Businesses and Family Business Theories -- Institutional and Socio-Cultural Environments
Systems Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Agency Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stewardship Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- The RBV and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth Perspective and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Family Business Research in Africa: An Assessment -- Introduction -- What Is a Family Business? -- Methodology -- Results -- Publication Outlets -- Definition and Operationalization of Family Business
Regional Focus of Studies -- Topics Studied -- Theoretical Focus -- Methodological Issues -- What Do We Know from the Studies? -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Behavioral and Strategic Issues in Family Businesses -- Chapter 4: Organizational Justice and Employee Job Effectiveness in Family Businesses in Uganda: The Mediating Role of Organizational Support -- Introduction -- Theoretical Background and Hypotheses -- Perceived Organizational Justice -- Perceived Organizational Support
The Mediating Role of POS on the Organizational Justice and Employees' Job Effectiveness Relationship -- Methods -- Study Context -- Sample and Data -- Measures -- Results -- Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Human Resource Management and Market Orientation Strategies in Family and Non-family Firms in Ghana: How Do They Relate to Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance? -- Introduction -- Literature Review and Hypotheses -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- HRM Strategy and Competitive Strategy -- Market Orientation Strategy and Competitive Strategy
Functional Strategies and Organizational Performance -- HRM Strategy and Firm Performance -- Market Orientation and Organizational Performance -- Methods -- Sample and Data Collection -- Operational Definitions of Variables -- Reliability and Validity Analyses -- Analytical Approach -- Results -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- Functional Strategies and Firm Performance -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Appendix: Items Used for Market Orientation and Human Resource Management Strategies -- A. Market Orientation (α = 0.86) -- B. Human Resource Management Strategy
B1. Recruitment and Selection (α = 0.69)
Note 200 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781137361431
Author Acquaah, Moses.
Subject Family-owned business enterprises -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

Subject Family-owned business enterprises -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Descript 1 online resource (279 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- References -- Part I: Background -- Chapter 2: Family Business Theories and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Introduction -- Theoretical Perspectives in Family Business Research -- Systems Theory -- Agency Theory -- Stewardship Theory -- The Resource-Based View of the Firm -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth -- Sub-Saharan Africa Family Businesses and Family Business Theories -- Institutional and Socio-Cultural Environments
Systems Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Agency Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stewardship Theory and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- The RBV and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Stakeholder Theory and Socio-Emotional Wealth Perspective and Sub-Saharan African Family Businesses -- Summary and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Family Business Research in Africa: An Assessment -- Introduction -- What Is a Family Business? -- Methodology -- Results -- Publication Outlets -- Definition and Operationalization of Family Business
Regional Focus of Studies -- Topics Studied -- Theoretical Focus -- Methodological Issues -- What Do We Know from the Studies? -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Behavioral and Strategic Issues in Family Businesses -- Chapter 4: Organizational Justice and Employee Job Effectiveness in Family Businesses in Uganda: The Mediating Role of Organizational Support -- Introduction -- Theoretical Background and Hypotheses -- Perceived Organizational Justice -- Perceived Organizational Support
The Mediating Role of POS on the Organizational Justice and Employees' Job Effectiveness Relationship -- Methods -- Study Context -- Sample and Data -- Measures -- Results -- Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Human Resource Management and Market Orientation Strategies in Family and Non-family Firms in Ghana: How Do They Relate to Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance? -- Introduction -- Literature Review and Hypotheses -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- HRM Strategy and Competitive Strategy -- Market Orientation Strategy and Competitive Strategy
Functional Strategies and Organizational Performance -- HRM Strategy and Firm Performance -- Market Orientation and Organizational Performance -- Methods -- Sample and Data Collection -- Operational Definitions of Variables -- Reliability and Validity Analyses -- Analytical Approach -- Results -- Functional Strategies and Competitive Strategy -- Functional Strategies and Firm Performance -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Appendix: Items Used for Market Orientation and Human Resource Management Strategies -- A. Market Orientation (α = 0.86) -- B. Human Resource Management Strategy
B1. Recruitment and Selection (α = 0.69)
Note 200 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781137361431

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