Slack in family firms: evidence from Italy (2006-2010)

  title={Slack in family firms: evidence from Italy (2006-2010)},
  author={Giacomo Laffranchini and Michael R. Braun},
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between available slack and firm performance in Italian family-controlled public firms (FCPFs) from 2006 to 2010. In addition the authors analyze the moderating effects of specific board structure variables on the relationship between slack resources and firms’ performance. Design/methodology/approach – A pooled cross-section of family and non-family publicly traded firms was drawn from COMPUSTAT global and matched with… CONTINUE READING