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The family’s effect on knowledge sharing in family firms

Isabel Botero, PhD Barroso Martínez, A. Sanguino Galván, R. Binhote, J.
Journal of Knowledge Management. August 20, 2021

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The purpose of this study was to understand how the family system plays a role in knowledge sharing (KS) within family firms. The authors argue that the family’s influence can occur through two routes. An external route in which the family affects the culture of the organization and through an internal route in which family leadership within the firm affects the practices and behaviors within the business.