Relational Embeddedness and Firm Growth: Comparing Spousal and Sibling Entrepreneurs
Organization Science, Volume 29, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 264-283.
Integrating relational embeddedness arguments with Penrosean growth theory, we compare the growth of firms run by spousal entrepreneurs with firms run by sibling entrepreneurs. We theorize that trust, identification, and mutual obligations—the three facets of relational embeddedness—are more pronounced in spousal teams than in sibling tea...More
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