Family Firms

Garcia, P.R.J., Sharma, P., De Massis, A., Wright, M., Scholes, L. (2018). Perceived parental behaviors and next generation engagement in family firms: A social cognitive perspective. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Forthcoming. download.

Mustafa, M. J., Scholes, L., Ramos, H. M., & Man, T. W. Y. (2016). Special Issue Introduction: The Role of Context in Understanding Asian Family Firms. International Journal of Management Practice, 9(4), 333-343.

Miller, D., Wright, M., Le Breton-Miller, I. and Scholes, L. (2015). Resources and Innovation in Family Businesses: The Janus-Face of Family Socio-emotional Preferences. California Management Review, 58(1), 20-24. download

Scholes, L., Mustafa, M. and Chen, S. (2015), Internationalization of Small Family Firms: The Influence of Family from a Socioemotional Wealth Perspective. Thunderbird International Business Review. 58(2), 131-146.

Scholes, L. and Wilson, N. (2014). The Importance of Family Firm Trusts in Family Firm Governance. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 36(6), 1285-1293. download

Wilson, N., Wright, M., & Scholes, L. (2013). Family Business Survival and the Role of Boards. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(6), 1369–1389. download

Scholes, L., Wright, M., Westhead, P., Bruining, H. (2010). Strategic Changes in Family Firms Post-Management Buyout: Ownership and Governance Issues, International Small Business Journal, 28(5), 505-521. download

Scholes, L., Wright, M., Westhead, P., Bruining, H., & Kloeckner, O. (2009). Family-Firm Buyouts, Private Equity, and Strategic Change. The Journal of Private Equity, 12(2), 7–18.

Scholes, L., Westhead, P., Burrows, A. (2008). Family firm succession: the management buy-out and buy-in routes, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 15(1), 8. download.

Scholes, L., Wright, M., Westhead, P., Burrows, A., Bruining, H. (2007). Information Sharing, Price Negotiation and Management Buy-outs of Private Family-owned Firms, Small Business Economics, 29(3), 329-349. download.

Private Equity

Bacon, N.; Wright, M.; Meuleman, M.; Scholes, L. (2012). The Impact of Private Equity on Management Practices in European Buyouts: Short-termism and Anglo American Effects, Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 51, 605–626.

Wilson, N., Wright, M. Siegel, D. and Scholes, L. (2012). Private Equity Portfolio Company Performance During the Global Recession, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18(1), 193-205. 3*

Li, Y.; Wright, M.; Scholes, L. (2010). Chinese Management Buyouts and Board Transformation, Journal of Business Ethics, 95(S2), 361-380. download

Bacon, N., Wright, M., Scholes, L., Meuleman, M. (2010). Assessing the Impact of Private Equity on Industrial Relations in Europe, Human Relations, 63(9), 1343-1370.

Meuleman, M., Amess, K., Wright, M., Scholes, L. (2009). Agency, Strategic Entrepreneurship and the Performance of Private Equity Backed Buyouts, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33(1), 213-239. download

Lockett, A., Wright, M., Burrows, A., Scholes L., Paton, D. (2008). The export intensity of venture capital backed companies, Small Business Economics, 31(1), 39-58. download

Weir, C., Wright, M. & Scholes, L., (2008). Public-to-private buy-outs, distress costs and private equity. Applied Financial Economics, 18(10), 801-819.

Wright, M., Renneboog, L., Simons, T., Scholes, L. (2006). Leveraged Buy-outs in the UK and Continental Europe: Retrospect and Prospect, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 18(3), 38-55. download

Chapters in Books

In preparation: Scholes, L. (2017). Buy-outs and Failure in UK Companies. Management Buy-outs. Wright M. and Bacon, N., Amess, K (eds). Cheltenham, Edward Elgar.

Wright, M., Li, Y. and Scholes, L. (2013). Management Buyouts and Board Transformation in China’s Transition Economy in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Governance and Ethics, Cressey, D, Cumming D., and Mallin, C. (eds), pp. 389-413. Dordrecht, Springer. ISBN 978-94-007-3867-6.

Scholes, L.; Wright, M.; Westhead, P.; Burrows, A.; Bruining, H. (2009) “Information Sharing, Price Negotiation and Management Buy-outs of Private Family-owned Firms” in Private Equity and Management Buy-outs, Wright M. and Bruining H. (eds), pp. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar ISBN: 978 1 84720 725 8.

Scholes, L. and Wright, M. (2009). “Leverage Buy-outs and Recession” in QFINANCE: The Ultimate Resource, Bloomsbury Publications. pp. 692-686. ISBN-13: 978-1849300001.

Lockett A., Wright M., Burrows A., Scholes L., Paton D. (2005) “When do Venture Capitalists Make a Difference? The Export Intensity of Venture Capital Backed Companies” in International Entrepreneurship, Shepherd D. A., Katz J.A. (eds), pp. 249-271. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7623-1227-6.