Family Firms in Latin America

Family Firms in Latin America
Family Firms in Latin America (Routledge, 2018)

This is one of the first books of its kind to highlight family firms in a Latin American context, helping readers to understand the distinctive nature and challenges of Latin American family businesses and how these issues compare to family businesses around the world.

The work offers a practical approach, which enables to have a deep insight of how the market and the business network are in Latin America. Oscar Howell contributes to this book with a very specific case and a detailed structure. Aimed to academics, students and readers interested in business.

“The book captures the voice of experienced professionals who have thoroughly documented the challenges and opportunities facing a sample of influential enterprising families form 13 different Latin countries. Taken together, they add a nuanced depiction of how family companies emerge and adapt to the economic and social context of Latin America. This book is a much welcomed contribution to our field of our understanding and to what it takes to succeed as a family company in the region.”

Ivan Lansberg, Ph. D., Academic Director for Family Enterprise Programs, Kellogg School of Management, USA.

“Family businesses play an important role for the economy around the world. Even though family businesses are the most common form of enterprise throughout the world, most of our knowledge is based on examples from North America and Europe.”

Isabel C. Botero, Ph.D., educator, researcher and consultant and assistant professor in the Department of Management at the Family Enterprise Center at Stetson University. 
Allan Discua Cruz, family member at the Entrepreneurship, Strategy and innovation Department (ESI) in Lancaster University Management School
Claudio G. Müller, Ph.D., adjunct professor at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Chile.

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