Reacting to a Generalised Crisis. A Theoretical Approach to the Consumption of Slack Resources in Family Firms

  1. María A. Agustí
  2. Encarnación Ramos
  3. Francisco J. Acedo
European Journal of Family Business

ISSN: 2444-8788 2444-877X

Año de publicación: 2021

Volumen: 11

Número: 2

Páginas: 100-110

Tipo: Artículo

DOI: 10.24310/EJFBEJFB.V11I2.10626 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

Otras publicaciones en: European Journal of Family Business


Las investigaciones realizadas hasta la fecha han demostrado que las empresas pueden acumular recursos por encima de los estrictamente necesarios para superar la incertidumbre asociada a una crisis. Pero la utilización, redistribución o consumo de este exceso de recursos cu-ando se enfrentan a un entorno adverso está todavía poco explorada. Como sugiere la literatura, la condición de empresa familiar puede ejercer un efecto importante en dicho comportamiento. Este trabajo propone un marco teórico, centrado en la empresa familiar, sobre cómo las empresas gestionan los diferentes recursos slack cuando se enfrentan a una crisis. En este sentido, se plant-ea la necesidad de que los investigadores en el campo de la empresa familiar aprovechen nuestras propuestas, y la literatura existente sobre los recursos slack, para desarrollar una guía que facilite la toma de decisiones en las empresas familiares cuando se enfrentan a una recesión económica.

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