Academic Publications

Classen, N., Carree, M., Van Gils, A., & Peters, B. (2013). Innovation in Family and Non-Family SMEs: An Exploratory Analysis. Small Business Economics.

Classen, N., Van Gils, A., Bammens, Y., & Carree, M. (2012). Accessing Resources from Innovation Partners: The Search Breadth of Family SMEs. Journal of Small Business Management, 50(2), 191–215.

Strike, V.M. (2012). Advising the Family Firm: Reviewing the Past to Build the FutureFamily Business Review.

Block, J.H. (2012). R&D investments in family and lone founder firms: an agency perspective. Journal of Business Venturing, 27(2), 248-265.

Classen, N., Van Gils, A., Bammens, Y., & Carree, M. (2011). Cooperation and External Resource Acquisition: The Search Breadth of Family and Non-Family SMEs. In Leslie A. Toombs (Ed.), Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Carney, M., Gedajlovic, E., Heugens, P.P.M.A.R., Van Essen, M. & Van Oosterhout, J. (2011). Business Group Affiliation, Performance, Context, and Strategy: A Meta-Analysis. Academy of Management Journal, 54(3), 437-460.

Strike, V.M. & Morse, E. (2011). Ganong Bros. Limited, Teaching Case. In Strategic Management, 1st Canadian Edition. Pearson Education.

Block, J. (2011). How to pay a non-family manager in a family business – a multi-task principal-agent model. Family Business Review, 24(1): 9-27.

Block, J., Miller, D., Jaskiewicz, P. (2011). Ownership versus management effects on performance in family and founder companies: a Bayesian reconciliation. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 2(4): 232-245.

Van Essen, M., Carney, M., Gedajlovic, E. & Heugens, P.P.M.A.R. (2011). Do U.S. Publicly-Listed Family Firms Differ? Does it Matter? A Meta-Analysis. Available at SSRN.

Strike, V.M. (2010). The Role of the Most Trusted Advisor in Decision-Making in Family-Owned Firms. International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) Award for best research paper at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management: Workshop on Family Firms Management Research: Barcelona, Spain.

Block, J. (2010). The impact of family management and family ownership on downsizing: evidence from S&P 500 firms. Family Business Review, 23(2): 1-22.

Strike, V.M. (2009). Mindful Governance: The Role of the Most Trusted Advisor in Family-Owned Firms. University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada: University of Western Ontario). Prom./coprom.: C. Rerup & E. Morse.

De Jong, A., De Jong D.V., Mertens G. & and Roosenboom P., (2007). Investor relations, reputational bonding, and corporate governance: The case of Royal Ahold, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 26, 328-375.

De Jong, A. & Röell, A. (2005). Financing and control in the Netherlands: a historical perspective. In: A history of corporate ownership around the world: Family business groups to professional managers, Randall Morck (Ed.), NBER, 467-506.

Work in progress

De Jong, A., van Driel, H. & Westerhuis, G. (). Family firms and diversification: Evidence from the Netherlands in the 1950s. Work in progress.

Other publications

Strike, V.M. (2012). Commentary: Family Business in Asia. Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

Administrative Publications

Contains the teaching case 'Ganong Bros. Limited'