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Uses the options to the left in order to find relevant information according to your needs, e.g, the article databases will be a gold mine of information. If you prefer to browse magazines and journals devoted to the subject consider the following:
There are also some useful online reference tools ideal for exploring concepts and theories related to family-owned businesses:
There are many e-books readily available to DePaul students. Use the search box below and a combination of relevant keywords to see what comes to the surface.
Business Source Complete This link opens in a new window
Contains the .pdf image of articles from the Harvard Business Review, each issue of which usually contains a case study. Of course, there are hundreds of other publications covered by this database. Search using the subject keywords "Case studies" in combination with terms such as "family business" or "family-owned business".
ABI/Inform Collection This link opens in a new window
Search nearly 1800 domestic and foreign scholarly journals and trade periodicals using the subject keywords "Case studies" in combination with "family business" or "family-owned business".
Business Plans Handbook This link opens in a new window
A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America.
It's a game of vocabulary!
- "family business"
- "family-owned business"
- "family office"
- "succession planning"