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German Family Enterprises

A Sourcebook of Structure, Diversity, Growth and Downfall

Authors: K.C. Seibold, Laura, Lantelme, Maximilian, Kormann, Hermut

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  • Provides a unique reference to growth trajectories of German hidden champions
  • Includes the background and causes of downfall of family businesses
  • Explores the successful structural diversity typical to family business like Volkswagen
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This professional guide presents an extensive overview of the German family enterprise landscape, with a special focus on its structure and diversity. Drawing on several scientific studies conducted by the authors, its goal is to provide a detailed assessment of the development of German family enterprises. Analyzing data from over 500 family firms, it offers a valuable reference guide for market research and academic research on family-owned enterprises. A unique factor: the authors’ revealing insights into the decline of family firms.


About the authors

Laura Seibold studied Corporate Management & Economics at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen (Germany). She is a doctoral candidate studying the growth of family firms at Zeppelin University. 
Maximilian Lantelme studied Corporate Management & Economics at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen (Germany). He is a strategy consultant in the field of mergers & acquisitions for an international management consulting firm.
Hermut Kormann worked as a CFO and CEO for many years. After retirement, he has held Board assignments at Robert Bosch, TRUMPF and various other family companies in Germany and abroad. He holds the Chair of governance and strategy of family businesses at Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen (Germany). He and his students published various books on strategy issues of family businesses  with Springer, and his work is featured regularly in German and Chinese journals on family businesses.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction: Characterizing Family Owned Enterprises and Assessing Them on Criteria Such as Family Involvement, Size, Age, Longevity, Independence and Vitality

    Pages 1-6

    Seibold, Laura K. C. (et al.)

  • Literature Review on the “Growth of Family Firms”

    Pages 7-24

    Seibold, Laura K. C. (et al.)

  • Structure and Age of German Family Enterprises

    Pages 25-28

    Seibold, Laura K. C. (et al.)

  • Development of the 500 Biggest Family Enterprises Since Foundation

    Pages 29-54

    Seibold, Laura K. C. (et al.)

  • Growth Path of Family Enterprises

    Pages 55-66

    Seibold, Laura K. C. (et al.)

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eBook 51,16 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-04101-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
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Hardcover 62,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-04100-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
German Family Enterprises
Book Subtitle
A Sourcebook of Structure, Diversity, Growth and Downfall
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04101-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04101-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04100-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 142
Number of Illustrations
65 b/w illustrations
Topics