1. bookVolume 10 (2021): Issue 3 (June 2021)
    Humanistic Economy
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Investments of Polish Family Businesses

Published Online: 15 Jul 2021
Page range: 30 - 41
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Abstract

In this paper the authors address the issue of investments made by family businesses. Their study attempted to verify the level of investments made by Polish family businesses in comparison with the level of investments made by Polish non-family businesses. The study focused on the analysis of investment flows of Polish listed companies included in the WIG index for the years 2006-2018. A total of 233 companies were analyzed, including 177 non-family businesses and 56 family businesses. The results corroborated the argument that Polish listed non-family businesses invest much more money than family businesses. It was also observed that only a small percentage of companies in both groups invest their finances in research and development.

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