Research approach

Part of the Familienunternehmen und KMU book series (KMU)


In this chapter, it is explained how the research questions outlined in chapter 1 are addressed theoretically and methodologically in this thesis. Firstly, the theories applied in the subsequent chapters 3–6 are summarized (the theoretical framework). Secondly, the sample used for the quantitative empirical chapters 4, 5, and 6 as well as the data collection process is described. Lastly, statistical techniques to investigate the generated hypotheses are outlined.


Bargaining Power Family Firm Family Business Private Equity Exercise Price 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VallendarGermany

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