Notable Special Issues on Family Business Research are listed below. For additions, please send a note to PramoDITA Sharma at psharma@bsad.uvm.edu with the following information:

  • Year Issue is Released
  • Journal Name : Title of Special Issue
  • Editor Names
  • Link to Table of Contents

2020

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE
Family firm behavior from a psychological perspective
Co-Editors: Pramodita Sharma, James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, Lloyd P. Steier

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: 3rd Review Issue
Co-Editors: Peter Jaskiewicz, Donald O. Neubaum, Alfredo De Massis and Daniel T. Holt

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AND RESEARCH: Institutional influences on entrepreneurial behaviours in the family entrepreneurship context: towards an integrative framework
Co-Editors: Kathleen Randerson, Claire Seaman, Joshua J. Daspit, Céline Barredy

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS: Socio-Emotional Wealth and Entrepreneurial Performance of Family Firms
Co-Editors: Ramón Sanguino, Alfonso A. Rojo-Ramírez and João Leitão

INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS JOURNAL: Navigation of the Paradoxical Landscape of the Family Firm
Co-Editors: Maura McAdam, Eric Clinton, and Clay Dibrell

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS: Values, Spirituality and Religion: Family Business and the Roots of Sustainable Ethical Behavior
Co-Editors: Joseph H. Astrachan, Claudia Binz Astrachan, Giovanna Campopiano, Massimo Baù

 

2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE
Social structures, social relationships, and family firms
Co-Editors: Thomas M. Zellweger, James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, Lloyd P. Steier

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS: Innovation in Family Firms – Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap
Co-Editors: Alfredo De Massis,  Josip Kotlar, Daniel Lorenzo, Pedro Núñez-Cacho Utrilla, Ignacio Osborne, Antonio Gallardo

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Typologies and Taxonomies of Family Businesses
Co-Editors: Donald O. Neubaum, Nadine Kammerlander and Keith H. Brigham

ORGANIZATION STUDIES: Advancing Organization Studies in Family Business Research
Guest Editors: Francesco Chirico, Leif Melin, Carlo Salvato and David Seidl

 

2018

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Governance mechanisms and family firms
Co-Editors: James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, Isabelle Le Breton-Miller, Danny Miller, Lloyd P. Steier

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: 2nd Review Issue
Co-Editors: Daniel T. Holt, Allison W. Pearson, G. Tyge Payne and Pramodita Sharma

GLOBAL STRATEGY JOURNAL: Family firms and family multinationals in the global economy: Toward a deeper understanding of internationalization determinants, processes and outcomes
Co-Editors: Alfredo De Massis, Federico Frattini, Antonio Majocchi and Lucia Piscitello

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH: Governance as a Source of Family Firm Heterogeneity
Co-Editors: Joshua J. Daspit, James J. Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma, Allison W. Pearson, & Raj Mahto

 

2017

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Process and Variance Methods in Family Business Research
Co-Editors: G. Tyge Payne, Allison W. Pearson, and Jon C. Carr

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT:
Behavioural Issues in Family Enterprises
Co-Editors: Bart J. Debicki, Franz W. Kellermanns, Alexandra Dawson, and Pramodita Sharma

JOURNAL OF MANAGERIAL ISSUES: Strategic Issues in the Family Firm
Co-Editors: Joshua J. Daspit, James J. Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma, Allison W. Pearson, and Rebecca G. Long

JOURNAL OF MANAGERIAL ISSUES: A Strategic Management Perspective of the Family Firm: Past Trends, New Insights, and Future Directions
Co-Editors: Joshua J. Daspit, James J. Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma, Allison W. Pearson, & Rebecca G. Long

JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Researching Entrepreneurship in Family Firms
Co-Editors: Cristina Bettinelli, Salvatore Sciascia, Kathleen Randerson, Alain Fayolle

 

2016

ACADEMIA REVISTA LATINOAMERICANA DE ADMINISTRACION: Family firms in Ibero-America
Co-Editors: Maria José Parada, Claudio Müller and Alberto Gimeno

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY & PRACTICE: Family Firm Challenges in Intergenerational Wealth Transfer
Co-Editors: Jon C. Carr, James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, and Lloyd P. Steier

FUTURES: THE JOURNAL OF POLICY, PLANNING AND FUTURES STUDIES: Special Section - The Futures of Family Business: Family Entrepreneurship
Co-editors: Kathleen Randerson, Giovanna Dossena and Alain Fayolle

SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS: Management processes and strategy execution in family firms: from “what” to “how” (pages 719-817)
Co-editors: James Chrisman, Jess Chua, Alfredo De Massis, Tommaso Minola, Silvio Vismara

 

2015

ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING AND EDUCATION: Learning Patterns and Approaches to Family Business Education
Co-editors: Carlo Salvato, Pramodita Sharma and Mike Wright

CALIFORNIA MANAGEMENT REVIEW: Family-Driven Innovation: Resolving the Paradox in Family Firms
Co-Editors: Alfredo de Massis, Alberto Di Minin and Federico Frattini

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Governance in Family Businesses and Business Families
Co-editors: Lloyd P Steier, James J Chrisman and Jess H Chua

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: European Family Business Research: Current Debates and Future Challenges
Co-editors: Isabel Botero, Cristina Cruz, Alfredo de Massis, & Mattias Nordqvist

JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY: Family Business and Regional Development
Co-editors: Friederike Welter, Joern Block, Karl Wennberg, Roger Stough, and Rodrigo Basco

JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT: Innovation in Family Firms
Co-editors: James J. Chrisman, Jess H. Chua, Alfredo De Massis, Federico Frattini, & Mike Wright

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION REVIEW: Research on Chinese Family Businesses: Perspectives
Co-Editors: Xin Chun Lin, Ling Chen, Jess H.Chua, Bradley L. Kirkman, Sara Rynes-Weller and Luis Gomez-Mejia

 

2014

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Family Enterprise & Context
Co-editors: Mike Wright, James J Chrisman, Jess H Chua & Lloyd P Steier

EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW: Accounting and Reporting in Family Firms
Co-editors: Annalisa Prencipe, Sasson Bar-Yosef & Henri Dekker

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: The Study of Organizational Behavior in Family Business
Co-editors: Marylène Gagné, Pramodita Sharma, Alfredo De Massis

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Temporal Dimensions in Family Enterprise Research
Co-editors: Pramodita Sharma, Carlo Salvato, Trish Reay

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Social Issues in the Family Enterprise
Co-editors: Anita Van Gils, Clay Dibrell, Donald O. Neubaum, and Justin B. Craig

JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY: Innovative and Established Research Methods in Family Business
Co-editors: Joseph F. Hair, Marko Sarstedt

JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: Family Firms, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
Co-editors: Alan Carsrud, Marco Cucculelli

MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL REVIEW: The stakeholders in family business succession, roles, implications, challenges [In French]
Co-editors: Bérangère Deschamps, Luis Cisneros

 

2013

ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT
Co-editors: Yuan Lu, Kevin Au, Mike W. Peng, Erming Xu

BUSINESS HISTORY: Long Term Perspectives on Family Business
Co-editors: Andrea Colli, Carole Howorth , Mary Rose

CASE RESEARCH JOURNAL: Family Business Cases
Co-editors: Pramodita Sharma, Robert Blunden

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: The Influence of Family Goals, Governance and Resources on Family Outcomes
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma, Lloyd P Steier, Jess H Chua

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Entrepreneurial and Family Business Teams
Co-editors: Leon Schjoedt, Erik Monsen, Allison Pearson, Tim Barnett, James J. Chrisman

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Advising Family Enterprise
Co-editors: Trish Reay, Allison Pearson, W. Gibb Dyer

FAMILY RELATIONS: Family Relations and Family Business
Co-editors: Michael M. Morris, Franz W. Kellermanns

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT: Technology Strategy in Family Business
Co-editors: Barbara Bigliardi, Lucio Cassia, Alfredo de Massis, Federico Frattini

JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY: The Role and Impact of Accounting in Family Business
Co-editors: Lucrezia Songini, Luca Gnan, Teemu Malmi

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, SPIRITUALITY, & RELIGION: Spirituality & Religion in Family Firms
Editor: Franz Kellermanns

 

2012

ADVANCES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FIRM EMERGENCE AND GROWTH: Entrepreneurship and Family Business
Co-editors: Alex Stewart, Jerome A Katz, GT Lumpkin

ECONOMIA MARCHE JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECONOMICS: Family Firms, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Editor: Marco Cucculelli

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Sources of Heterogeneity in Family Firms
Co-editors: Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman, Lloyd P. Steier, Sabine B. Rau

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: 25 years of Family Business Review
Co-editors: Pramodita Sharma, James J. Chrisman, Kelin E. Gersick

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Value Creation and Performance in Private Family Firms
Co-editors: Pramodita Sharma, Michael Carney

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICE: Understanding Familiy Business Competitiveness and Performances
Editor: Dr. Christopher Graves

JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY: Culture and values: Understanding the long-term perspectives of family businesses
Co-editors: Denise Fletcher, Leif Melin, Alberto Gimeno

JOURNAL OF FAMILY BUSINESS STRATEGY: Family Businesses from a World Perspective - Strategic, Ownership, Governance, and Socio-Psychological Heterogeneity
Co-editors: Ramona K. Zachary, Torsten M. Pieper, Phillip H. Phan, Pietro Mazzola, Sanjay Goel

SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS: The Entrepreneuring Family
Co-editors: Lorraine M Uhlaner, Franz W. Kellermanns, Kimberly A Eddleston, Frank Hoy

 

2011

BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY: Stakeholder theory, Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, And Family Enterprise
Co-editors: Ronald K Mitchell, Bradley R Agle, James J Chrisman, Laura Spence

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Theory of the Family Enterprise
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Jess H Chua, Lloyd P Steier

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Marketing (in) the Family Firm
Co-editors: A Rebecca Reuber, Eileen Fischer

STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP JOURNAL: Strategic Entrepreneurship in Family Business
Co-editors: GT Lumpkin, Lloyd Steier, Mike Wright

 

2010

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & REGIONAL DEVELPMENT: Entrepreneurial Families and Family Firms
Co-editors: Mattias Nordqvist, Leif Melin

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Theory of the Family Enterprise
Co-editors: Kimberly A Eddleston, James J Chrisman, Lloyd P Steier, Jess H Chua

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Research in Accounting in Family Firms
Co-editors: Carlo Salvato, Ken Moores

INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS JOURNAL: Family Business
Co-editors: Carole Howorth and Paul Westhead

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES: The Family and Enterprise: Unpacking the Connections
Co-editors: William S Schulze, Eric R Gedajlovic

 

2009

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Embeddedness perspective of economic actions within family firms
Co-editors: Lloyd P Steier, Jess H Chua, James J Chrisman

FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW: Family Capital, Family Business & Free Enterprise
Co-editors: Ritch L. Sorenson, Leonard Bierman

JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION: Family Business: Theory and Practice
Co-editors: Justin Craig, Ken Moores, Carole Howorth and Panikkos Poutziouris.

 

2008

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Toward a Theoretical Basis of Understanding the Dynamics of Strategic Performance in Family Firms
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Lloyd P Steier, Jess H Chua

 

2007

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH: Family Influences on Firms
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma, Simon Taggar

 

2006

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Personalism, Particularism and the Competitive Behaviors and Advantages of Family Firms: An Introduction
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Lloyd P Steier, Jess H Chua

 

2005

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Sources and Consequences of Distinctive Familiness: An Introduction
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Jess H Chua, Lloyd P Steier

 

2004

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Entrepreneurial Management & Governance in Family Firms:An Introduction
Co-editors: Lloyd P Steier, James J Chrisman, Jess H Chua

 

2003

ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE: Extending the Theoretical Horizons of Family Business Research
Co-editors: Jess H Chua, James J Chrisman, Lloyd P Steier

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING: Theories of Family Business
Co-editors: James J Chrisman, Jess H Chua, Lloyd P Steier

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING: The Evolving Family / Entrepreneurship Business Relationship
Co-editors: Edward G Rogoff & Ramona K Z Heck