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Of father figures and associations: A comparative study of msmes
, Gugalia A
Published in Serials Publications
Volume: 14
Pages: 241 - 252

Family-owned businesses in India function on basic cultural and value systems that percolate down from the top management to the workers through the middle management. The construction of the benevolent father figure is central to the functioning of this cultural system. This paper explores the impact of this figure in the context of employee association and satisfaction levels. Part of a larger and on-going study, the paper showcases data and findings from two of the organisations studied. In these industries, organisation A and B share the same location, which is the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, but different management

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JournalInternational Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research
PublisherSerials Publications
Open AccessNo
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    Family-owned businesses
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    Organisational culture
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    Employee satisfaction
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    Benevolence in ceos/mds