Daughters’ involvement and female succession in family businesses: A multiple case study


  • Michela Floris Università degli Studi di Cagliari
  • Angela Dettori University of Cagliari




female succession; women involvement; family firms


Drawing on the family embeddedness perspective, this study analyses women’s involvement in a dynamic perspective, investigating how motherhood, which occurred after succession, influenced daughters’ roles within the family business.
Through a multiple case study of four small family-owned firms, our findings show four different treatments that women experienced when they became mothers after receiving the family firm’s baton.


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How to Cite

Floris, M., & Dettori, A. (2022). Daughters’ involvement and female succession in family businesses: A multiple case study. Piccola Impresa / Small Business, (3). https://doi.org/10.14596/pisb.2880



Research Articles
Received 2021-05-28
Accepted 2022-01-24
Published 2022-03-28