Authors: Pascual Berrone, Cristina Cruz, Luis R. Gómez-Mejia, y Martin Larraza- Kintana
Administrative Science Quarterly 55 (1)
Publication Type
Academic Research

We use socioemotional wealth reasoning to explain why family businesses pollute less than their non-family counterparts. Specifically, we claimed that the family’s desire to protect and enhance its socioemotional wealth was the main driver for its socially responsible behavior. ​