M. Katiuska Cabrera-Suárez

M. Katiuska Cabrera-Suárez
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Departamento de Economía y Dirección de Empresas

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Purpose The purpose of the study is to unveil the key role of family social capital (FSC) as a driver for transgenerational entrepreneurship (TE) in the specific contexts of challenged successor-driven entrepreneurship. Design/methodology/approach The paper adopts a multi-case study methodology. Guided by three theoretical propositions, three TE c...
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Faced with the increasing demand for blood and greater restrictions on ensuring the safety of transfusions, voluntary donation is currently the only and best alternative for the health system to have a sustainable and safe blood supply. In this context, one of the primary strategies of blood transfusion centres is to increase the satisfaction of th...
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Purpose This study aims to evaluate whether cultural market orientation (MO) of blood transfusion centres and services (BTCS) results in behaviours aimed at offering a suitable service-experience to blood donors and if the relationship between cultural and behavioural MO is partially mediated by BTCS staff members’ organisational identification (OI...
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Purpose This paper aims to analyse if the family influence on the firm and the relational dynamics inside the family and the firm could create specific familiness resources, which lead to a stronger market orientation (MO) of the family firms (FFs). Design/methodology/approach This study is based on a cross-industry sample of 374 managers in 174 S...
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Based on the literature on stakeholder management and family firm dynamics, this research analyses the relationship between three constructs: the identification of business families with their family firms (FFs), FFs’ orientation toward key non-family stakeholders (NFSs), and the achievement of better economic performance. Data analyses from 374 fa...
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This study seeks to contribute to the challenge faced by public managers in terms of knowing how to generate employees’ positive attitudes, such as satisfaction and commitment towards the organization, that would likely lead to an extra-role behavior. The results of a study carried out with 147 staff members from Spanish blood transfusion centers a...
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The article initially addresses the concept of familiness and its connection with the succession process in the family firm to emphasize the relevance of the successor’s knowledge. Then, a model is presented that evolves from a dyadic relationship in the knowledge transfer process from predecessor to successor to a network of exchanges with multipl...
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The goal of this research is to analyze the heterogeneity of family firms in the normative attention to their non-family stakeholders. With this aim, we suggest that the psychological process of top family managers in terms of individual affective commitment to their firms is a key variable to explain that heterogeneity. However, we also suggest a...
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Based on a social capital approach, we analyze how structural and cognitive family social capital (FSC) influences the establishment of corporate goals related to nonfamily stakeholders (EGNFS) in family firms. Data were obtained from 374 family and nonfamily members of top management teams (TMTs) in 173 Spanish family firms. Results show that stru...
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This study analyzes the effect that certain characteristics of board of directors in Spanish non-listed family firms have on performance. The results of a hierarchical regression analysis on a database of 544 firms show a negative effect of a higher proportion of executive directors and a positive effect of CEO duality. No effects were found in rel...
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The article contributes to the literature on socioemotional wealth by analysing the drivers of non-financial goals in the family firm. We draw from family system and social identity literature to analyse how family dynamics affect the setting of non-financial goals suggesting that this influence is mediated by the family's degree of identification...
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INTRODUCCION. Este trabajo pretende responder a la siguiente cuestion: ?los nuevos titulos de Administracion de Empresas disenados en Espana para confluir con Europa incluyen las competencias clave que garanticen el desarrollo de un caracter emprendedor en los egresados? La relevancia de tal cuestion reside en la actual situacion economica del pais...
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Based on the literature on familiness and family climate, stakeholder management and the emotional dimension of trust, we analyze how family climate influences the orientation towards stakeholders in the decision-making process in family firms. Data were obtained from 374 members of the top management teams in 173 Spanish family firms. Results show...
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Supporting on recent theoretical approaches to the concept of familiness based on the notion of social capital, this study analyzes the composition of top management teams in non-listed family firms and its effect on the performance of these firms. An empirical analysis comprising 929 Spanish private family firms highlights the positive and signifi...
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The purpose of this work is to analyse whether certain resources related to human, social and financial capital influence the speed of the export development process for family firms. We use event history analysis applied to a sample of 585 Spanish manufacturing family firms. The results show that the variables related to social capital — the relat...
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The objective of this work is to study the relationships between the successor's commitment and his/her perception of the success achieved in the succession process in family firms. Several variables in the context of succession were also included in the analysis to test their influence on the different dimensions of commitment and on success. The...
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This study focuses on the structure of the board of directors that is considered more suitable in terms of corporate social responsibility, and also on those contextual factors that could influence the socially responsible behavior of family firms. Empirical analysis on 535 non-listed Spanish firms leads to the identification of three clusters in t...
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The basic premise of this article is that the social capital elements of familiness give family firms greater potential for developing a market orientation through three basic elements: the adoption of a stewardship orientation, the development of specific capacities for knowledge management, and the development of a family based brand identity. Th...
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El objetivo de este trabajo es diseñar y contrastar empíricamente un modelo explicativo del éxito del proceso de sucesión en la empresa familiar en función de una serie de variables frecuentemente asociadas a dicho éxito en la literatura. Los datos fueron obtenidos de 113 cuestionarios realizados a predecesores y sucesores en 93 empresas familiares...
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This work has as its main goal to analyze the importance that the small family firm give to the different dimensions of the strategic management of marketing in terms of several demographic features and the generational evolution. With this aim, a quantitative study has been developed where the predecessors and the successors of a sample of family...
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This work has as its main goal to analyze the importance that the small family firm give to the different dimensions of the strategic management of marketing in terms of several demographic features and the gen-erational evolution. With this aim, a quantitative study has been developed where the predecessors and the successors of a sample of family...
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The goal of this paper is to analyze the degree of development and preparation of the succession processes in family businesses in the province of Las Palmas on the basis of certain factors identified in the literature as key influences and determinants of the degree of success of the succession processes. These factors have to do with issues such...
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In this paper, we study the export development process of Spanish manufacturing firms focusing on the question of whether the family nature of the business influences the speed of this process in terms of entry age into the different phases, implying a higher involvement with exporting activities. Data are taken from the Spanish 'Survey on Business...
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Despite the economic relevance and distinctiveness of family firms, little attention has been devoted to researching their nature and functioning. Traditionally, family firms have been associated both to positive and negative features in their relationships with the stakeholders. This can be linked to different orientations toward corporate social...
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The objective of this paper is to study the factors influencing the transfer of leadership in family firms to the next generation of the owner family, focusing on the successor figure. After reviewing the relevant literature about family businesses and the successor's development, we state two general research propositions related to training for l...
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A pesar de la relevancia económica y de las particularidades de las empresas familiares, se ha prestado -~ poca atención a investigar su naturaleza y. funcionamiento. Tradicionalmente se ha asociado a las empresas familiares con características tanto positivas como negativas en sus relaciones con los grupos de interés. Esto puede estar ligado a dif...
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A major challenge facing the family firm is the succession process. One reason for this challenge might involve the successor's ability to acquire the predecessor's key knowledge and skills adequately to maintain and improve the organizational performance of the firm. This paper uses two theoretical approaches from the strategic management field to...
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The evident importance of the family business in almost every economy of the world, and the recognition of the succession as the main threat for this type of organization, have caused this problem to be approached from various points of view. These different perspectives are normally related to the participants in this process, mainly the entrepren...

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