El género en la dirección de la empresa familiar : designación por acto voluntario o deliberado. : caso empresas familiares ecuatorianas

Abstract : In Latin America, specifically in ecuador dominates family businesses being estimated at 90% under the definition that members of the family of the founder or the same founder continue in administration, control or management, finding 55,130 registered in the Superintendence of Companies, with an equity of some USD 25,976 million, a contribution to the country's GDP of 51% and the generation of 1.6 million jobs.Data from the Global Family Business Survey- Ecuador 2018, highlights that 43% of these companies are single-product companies and 77% have the following generations working in the firm.According to Camino-Mogro & Bermúdez-Barrezueta (2018), these companies represent 85%, being the microenterprises the largest number, followed by SMEs and large companies. One of the most important challenges of the Ecuadorian family business is related to generational transmission, given that less than 2% maintains a succession plan and only some have a Family Council (Price Waterhouse Coopers, 2018), together with the few Existing studies often do not broaden the vision of the company beyond the second generation and do not address the influence of gender in the process of succession.Starting from the deepening in a broad theoretical framework, in which we imply cognitive, organizational and behavioral social theories, we propose our problem in the form of a research question: What is the influence of gender in the decision making of the predecessor-founder to choose the successor in the family business?To understand the effect of gender in the designation of the successor, the following research objectives were specified. Among them is to describe the individual factors of the predecessor-founder conditioning the process of succession in the family business; Categorize the motivations or components that influence the generation of commitment of the possible successors in the family business and finally explain the effects of gender in succession planning, valuing family composition, primogeniture and the role of women [...].
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Mara Cabanilla. El género en la dirección de la empresa familiar : designación por acto voluntario o deliberado. : caso empresas familiares ecuatorianas. Business administration. Université de Bordeaux, 2019. Español. ⟨NNT : 2019BORD0111⟩. ⟨tel-02301507⟩

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