Where Have all the Families Gone— Is There a Future for Family Businesses?


  • Gibb Dyer Brigham Young University, United States of America United States




Business families, Family businesses, Family size, Family structure


In this essay, the author describes some of the trends regarding the family that he has witnessed over his lifetime as well as raise some questions concerning family formation, structure, and size that may influence the creation and sustainability of family businesses. Moreover, he makes some suggestions for those who, like himself, would like to see family businesses survive and thrive in the future.


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How to Cite

Dyer, G. (2022). Where Have all the Families Gone— Is There a Future for Family Businesses?. European Journal of Family Business, 12(2), 220–225. https://doi.org/10.24310/ejfbejfb.v12i2.15295



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