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Cover for Starting the family business.

In this chapter, the critical issues of motivation and goals are examined, particularly the contrasts inherent in growth and profit-oriented entrepreneurship versus the more prevalent lifestyle and autonomy motivations. Research data from Australia, Canada and Denmark are analysed to examine...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustaining and developing the family business.

Growth is not the preoccupation of most family business owners. Simply sustaining the business is challenging enough and while growth is not necessary, some kind of development is inevitable, all businesses change. The change process can be managed to add value to the business and improve the...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing family and business through the life cycle.

This chapter examines key challenges and issues together with strategies and actions that are actually employed, or are recommended by experts, to achieve a healthy balance between family and business. It starts with a discussion on generic challenges and issues for family business, plus some that...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family-owned and -operated small hotels.

This chapter presents three case studies conducted in Sweden and Scotland, which demonstrate that family-owned hotels represent the quintessential family businesses in tourism and hospitality, in which the true character and strength of the family is reflected in the fortunes of the business. Case...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Family-owned and -operated tour companies.

This chapter presents three case studies, which cover topics relevant to all family businesses as well as some specific issues related to family-owned/operated tour companies. The reasons for establishing a tour business in these three cases seem to be in response to an opportunity that is...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue examines the socio-cultural, environmental, developmental and technological dimensions of festivals and events. This issue consists of nine articles. The first article examines a comprehensive research agenda for key festivals in Edinburgh, based on published articles, existing...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Robertson, M.; Ali-Knight, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 1-98
Abstract

There are usually two arguments for the support of public opinion in arranging events: the event will yield economic benefits, and the event will attract journalists and gain media exposure leading to positive image effects. In this article the latter argument is analyzed in relation to earlier...

Author(s)
Falkheimer, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 81-88

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