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Zagreb International Review of Economics & Business, Vol.12 No.2 November 2009. -

The focus of this study is on the examination of the structural characteristics of the entrepreneur’s network. We made a contribution to the theory of entrepreneurial networking by focusing on the structural characteristics of the entrepreneur’s personal network with regard to the activity of both the entrepreneur and his or her spouse the copreneurial team in the family firm networking, and how does this affect the firm’s growth. Through a thorough analysis of these network characteristics we disclosed the impact of specific structural characteristics on firm growth. The research results show that the involvement of both the entrepreneur and her or his spouse is beneficial in the process of family firm networking and contributes to firm growth.

entrepreneurship; copreneurship; copreneurs; networking; family firm



Author: Tina Bratkovič - ; Faculty of Management Koper, Koper, Slovenia Boštjan Antončič - ; Faculty of Management Koper, Koper, Slov

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