Family firms, family generation and performance: evidence from an emerging economy

Mohammad Badrul Muttakin, Arifur Khan, Nava Subramaniam
  • Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, July 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/jaee-02-2012-0010

Family Firms, Generations and Performance

What is it about?

Family firm performance and how it differs across generations within an emerging nation context, generally firms with founding owners are seen to perform better

Why is it important?

Findings from an emerging nation context


Professor Nava Subramaniam
RMIT University

In emerging economies where there is a strong family business culture, that second generation family owners are likely not to produce better firm performance is a concern.

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Nava Subramaniam, Dr Arifur Khan, and Dr Mohammad Muttakin