Journal of Business Ethics 81 (2):261-279 (2008)

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The current work represents a piece of research on the family firm of the semasiological, interpretive or culture creation type. In it we carry out a comparative analysis of the organizational culture of this type of firm along with firms not considered to be family firms, using as theoretical framework generally accepted theories in business administration, such as the systems, neoinstitutional, transformational leadership, and social identity theories. Our findings confirm the existence of certain elements of culture, especially values and allow us to propose a value-based model to help family firms to survive through different family generations.
Keywords culture  family firm  institutionalism  transformational leadership  values
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-007-9493-2
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