Faster Route to the CEO Suite

  title={Faster Route to the CEO Suite},
  author={Carlo Salvato and Alessandro Minichilli and Raffaella Piccarreta},
  journal={Family Business Review},
  pages={206 - 224}
The aim of this article is to investigate the differences between the careers of CEOs in family and nonfamily firms and the differences between the careers of family and nonfamily CEOs within family firms. Extant literature focuses on the family or nonfamily nature of firm leadership, especially around CEOs’ transitions. It predicts that agency considerations prevail in favoring the appointment of family members and insiders as CEOs and in granting them faster and quicker careers. In contrast… 

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