Studying family firm heterogeneity is an increasingly popular focus. However, the differences among these studies is substantial. In this 1-hour session, we will:
- clarify what it means to study family firm heterogeneity,
- share best practices for conducting these studies,
- offer examples and templates to support researchers, and
- highlight promising areas for future research.
Also, participants will have ample time for questions during a Q&A session, so bring your questions!
Dr. Josh Daspit is an Associate Professor of Management and the Gowens Endowed Excellence Professor in Business at the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University. His research interests include family businesses, small businesses, and social dynamics.
Dr. Daspit is an Associate Editor and the Social Media Editor for Family Business Review. He previously served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Family Business Strategy. He is also on the editorial boards of Entrepreneurship Theory &Practice, Entrepreneurship&Regional Development, Journal of Family Business Management, and several other academic journals.
He was recognized as a Family Owned Business Institute Research Scholar and remains active in numerous associations. Additionally, he served as the CEO of a startup venture and previously worked as a consultant for an international firm and for a member of the U.S. Congress. (Faculty profile: https://faculty.txst.edu/profile/2091717.)