Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/36116
Type: Journal article
Title: Ageing owners and the significance of family business closures - towards a better understanding of the likely impact of family business closures in Australia
Author: Spoehr, J.
Citation: Monash Business Review, 2006; 2(2):1-6
Publisher: Monash University ePress
Issue Date: 2006
ISSN: 1832-8490
Statement of
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John Spoehr and Steven Barrett
Abstract: The family business sector in Australia is a highly significant yet relatively under-researched sector of business. Despite the large size and significant contribution of the family business sector to Australia, little is known about the specific impacts of family business closures on families, the economy and the community. Australia is poised to experience a rapid acceleration in the number of family business seeking to transfer over the next ten years as the baby boom generation of family business owners approach retirement. In this context this paper focuses attention on what the likely range of socio-economic impacts of family business closures are likely to be.
Description: © Monash University ePress
RMID: 0020062743
Published version: http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/gsb/mbr/assets/issue-four/family-business.pdf
Appears in Collections:Australian Population and Migration Research Centre publications
Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning publications

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