Death : is it fatal?

Morris, Mervyn J. (2011) Death : is it fatal? In Maritz, Alex (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, pp. 213-223.

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Death is a common occurrence in the world of today and impacts upon families in a variety of ways, depending upon a range of circumstances. This paper examines the impact that a sudden, unexpected death of the founder of a family business had on both the business and the family. The basis for the research is a single case study of a family business operating in regional Victoria. At the time of the death of the family founder (from a fatal motorcycle accident) his adult children had not been prepared to take over the company. The paper examines if the death of the founder proved fatal to the family business.

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ID Code: 41687
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Death, Family Business, Effects
ISBN: 9780980332872
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 16 May 2011 22:44
Last Modified: 17 May 2011 04:06

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