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The importance of mentoring and coaching for family businesses

  • Pedro Núñez-Cacho Utrilla (a1) and Félix Ángel Grande Torraleja (a1)


Mentoring and coaching practices are helping businesses grow by supporting the development of their human capital. Family businesses have a unique atmosphere and distinctive features that make it especially important to discover whether mentoring and coaching affect their performance. We have used a resource-based vision and knowledge-based vision to analyse this relationship using structural equation methodology in a sample of 630 companies. The results show that there is a direct relationship between mentoring and coaching and the performance of family businesses.


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