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    Is the Culture of Family Firms Really Different? A Value-Based Model for Its Survival Through Generations.Manuel Carlos Vallejo - 2008 - Journal of Business Ethics 81 (2):261-279.
    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 (...)
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    The Effects of Commitment of Non-Family Employees of Family Firms From the Perspective of Stewardship Theory.Manuel Carlos Vallejo - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 87 (3):379-390.
    Although commitment is one of the attributes of family firms of continuing interest to researchers, they almost always study it from the perspective of the owning family. In the current work, we analyze the commitment of the non-family employees. We propose a model of commitment, with the aim of studying the implications that this variable may have for family businesses. We study both the aspects on the basis of the approaches of Meyer and Allen's three-component model of organizational commitment and (...)
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    Effects of Family Socialization in the Organizational Commitment of the Family Firms From the Moral Economy Perspective.Manuel Carlos Vallejo & Delia Langa - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 96 (1):49 - 62.
    This study examines the effects of socializing activity of the owned family in family firms in order to find out if the special characteristics of the socializing processes in this type of firm can contribute to defining a climate that favors employees' commitment to the organization.For this purpose, this study uses the main arguments of the sociological approach known as moral economy. The data required for this analysis was collected using a self-administered postal questionnaire and the results show that the (...)
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