Hedi Yezza

Hedi Yezza
Université de Sherbrooke | UdeS · Entrepreneurship

Assistant Professor Université de Sherbrooke (Canada)

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Research Proposal
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Dear colleagues, The Editorial Board of « Revue de l'Entrepreneuriat » is pleased to invite you to submit your proposals for a special issue. We accept proposals in both French and English language. Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2020. ** Contact and address to submit Special Issue proposals: Hedi YEZZA: hyezza@edcparis.edu
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A lthough research on entrepreneurship and innovation in family firms has progressed over the last three decades, more attention is needed from academia. This paper is based on a brief literature review and an interview conducted with Professor Alfredo De Massis about past, present, and future research on entrepreneurship and innovation in family f...
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Purpose This paper investigates the impact of bridging social capital on the financial and non-financial performance of family businesses and explores the mediation role of social skills in the context of family succession. Design/methodology/approach A quantitative study, through questionnaires, was conducted among 105 Tunisian family firms that...
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The succession process can be a traumatic event in the life cycle of a family firm and is usually characterised by an increased interest towards the firm of the successor accompanied by a progressive disengagement of the predecessor. Drawing on five longitudinal case studies of Tunisian family firms examined from 2016 to 2019, we investigated the s...
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This article aims to understand how emerging conflicts evolve and generate negative emotions during family firms’ succession process. Relying on previous research on emotional dissonance and conflict, we conduct a single longitudinal case study by interviewing the successor, the predecessor, and other family members in a family firm in the Tunisian...
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Published in : B. Deschamps, A. Missonier, P., C. Thévenard-Puthod, P. Robic, D. Barbelivien, (eds.), Handbook of Research on Business Transfers, Family Firms and Entrepreneurship, Routledge, 2021, pp. 99-113---------------- Strategic renewal (hereafter SR) has generated considerable interest in recent years. We will use Sharma and Chrisman’s (199...
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Dans quelle mesure la résilience entrepreneuriale peut-elle constituer un nouvel enjeu de formation des étudiants-entrepreneurs ? Forte d’une expérience de plus de 20 années au contact des acteurs de l’entrepreneuriat, l’Académie de l’Entrepreneuriat et de l’Innovation (AEI) a mobilisé son expertise, ses ressources et ses réseaux afin de répondre à...
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“You too, Brutus!” How to make strategic regeneration accepted during family succession ?
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Ce travail doctoral s’intéresse à la problématique de la succession dans les entreprises familiales. La thèse sur travaux est présentée sous la forme de trois articles interreliés. Elle mobilise une méthodologie de recherche quantitative et qualitative. Une première étude a été menée auprès de 77 entreprises familiales ayant connu au moins un épiso...
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Succession is connected to family firms' low rate of long-term survival. This research tests the effects of a successor's social skills on the success of succession in family firms. It extends the studies of Baron and Markman (2000, 2003), who emphasise the role of social skills in the early stages of the venturing process. To bridge this conceptua...
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Succession is connected to family firms' low rate of long-term survival. This research tests the effects of a successor's social skills on the success of succession in family firms. It extends the studies of Baron and Markman (2000, 2003), who emphasise the role of social skills in the early stages of the venturing process. To bridge this conceptua...
Conference Paper
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Les qualités et les attributs du potentiel successeur sont parmi les principaux facteurs qui assurent la réussite de la succession dans les entreprises familiales. L’objectif de ce travail de recherche est de tester l’effet des compétences sociales du successeur dans la réussite de la transmission d’une génération à une autre. A cette fin, une étud...

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