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This guide is prepared for Stetson students doing business research. Specialized resources related to family-owned business enterprises are listed.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Accessing online resources

You must be connected to Stetson's Network in order to access any of the electronic materials referenced in this guide. If you are not working from a campus-connected computer, you will have to enter the network through a proxy server. See Instructions for Library Access from Off Campus: 


Print books

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Managing for the Long Run - Danny Miller; Isabelle Le Breton-Miller
Call Number: HD62.25 .M54 2005 SHELVES
ISBN: 1591394155
Publication Date: 2005

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The Succession Bridge : Key Manager Succession Alternatives for Family Owned Businesses - Loyd H. Rawls
Call Number: HD62.25 .R395 2004 SHELVES
ISBN: 0974811017
Publication Date: 2003


Using the Library's "All in One" Discovery Search

The Library of Congress subject heading "family-owned business enterprises" will retrieve a variety of resources on this topic including articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, books, videos, and book reviews.

Select the "Advanced Search" link to enter your search terms. Changing the drop-down menu to "Subject Terms" will focus the results more precisely on your topic. Use the "Limit to" check boxes to further refine the results list by type of resource and/or by publication date.

Checking "Catalog Only" will limit the results to books and videos available in the library.


Helpful Web sites

  • The Family Firm Institute, Inc.
    The Family Firm Institute (FFI) is a global, multidisciplinary professional association serving family enterprises.
  • Fambiz
    A Web site resource for family business executives featuring current family business news and research articles from the leading Universities and business publications.
  • NFIB: The Voice of Small Business
    The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is a non-profit association founded in 1943 to promote and provide resources and tools for small business owners.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
    The SBA is an independent agency of the government whose mission is to help Americans start, build and grow businesses.

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