The family business of leadership succession by comparison cluster between Kauman and Laewyan Batik industry


  • Sunarto Isstianto, Dr. Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Surakarta Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Suprapti Supardi Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Sapja Anantanyu Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Mahendra Wijaya Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, Indonesia



Batik of UKM, Succession Leadership, Family Business


The purpose of this research is to (1) analyze the leadership of the old generation to the next generation in the family business in Kauman and Laweyan. (2) Analyze the leadership succession in family businesses conducted in Kampung Batik Kauman and  Laweyan, (3) Know the culture of the organization in running the family business in Kampung Laweyan and Kauman (4) Knowing the empowerment model for leadership succession for sustainability in the family business. An analysis is conducted by  study case. The result of this research is the ability to lead and influence the next generation through the motivation, the application of the mindset to promote batik industry belongs to the family, delivering the next generation of trust and responsibility in order to continue to survive, participate in improving the quality of the next generation through education and skills training, as well as increased the performance of the next generation to cooperate to achieve the goals set by way of various activities to be carried out jointly determined between the previous generation to the next generation, in addition to the recognition of the vision and mission of the batik business, as well as the influence of a strong parent support. Cultural organizations in running the family business in the Laweyan and Kauman ; through innovations on the motif, style, color, as well as the development of products, processes and technologies, courage in taking risks as do the next generation.


Download data is not yet available.


Aronoff, C. E., McClure, S., & Ward, J. (2011). Business Succession: The Final Test of Greatness (2nd ed.). USA: Palgrave Macmillan.
Blumentritt, T. (2006). The relationship between boards and planning in family businesses. Family Business Review, 19(1), 65-72.
Cater, J. J., & Kidwell, R. E. (2014). Function, governance, and trust in successor leadership groups in family firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(3), 217-228.
De Massis, A., & Kotlar, J. (2014). The Case Study Method In Family Business Research: Guidelines For Qualitative Scholarship. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(1), 15-29.
Ghee, W. Y., Ibrahim, M. D. B., & Yap, S.-F. (2013). Determinants of family business perfomance: Succession issues and Experienceas the potential mediators. Paper presented at the 20th IBIMA Conference, Malaysia.
Goel, S., Mazzola, P., Phan, P. H., Pieper, T. M., & Zachary, R. K. (2012). Strategy, ownership, governance, and socio-psychological perspectives on family businesses from around the world. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 3(2), 54-65.
Guidice, R. M., Mero, N. P., & Greene, J. V. (2013). Perceptions of accountability in family business: Using accountability theory to understand differences between family and nonfamily executives. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 4(4), 233-244.
Henssen, B., Voordeckers, W., Lambrechts, F., & Koiranen, M. (2014). The CEO autonomy–stewardship behavior relationship in family firms: The mediating role of psychological ownership. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(3), 312-322.
Marpa, N. (2012). Perusahaan keluarga sukses atau mati. Tangerang: Media Cetakan Pertama.
Miller, N. J. (2001). Managing Family Businesses In Small Communities Journal of Small Business Management, 39(1), 73-87.
Morris, M. H. (1997). Correlates Of Success In Family Business Transitions. Journal of Business Venturing, 12(5), 385-401.
Motwani, J. (2006). Succession planing in SMEs: An empirical analysis. International Small Business Journal, 24(5), 471-495.
Mussolino, D., & Calabro, A. (2014). Paternalistic Leadership In Family Firms: Types And Implications For Intergenerational Succession. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(2), 197-210.
Pardo-Del-Val, M. (2007). Succession in family firms from a multistaged perspective. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 5(2), 165-179.
Soedibyo, M. (2007). Kajian terhadap suksesi kepemimpinan puncak (CEO) perusahaan keluarga Indo¬nesia - menurut perspektif penerus. Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta.
Suess, J. (2014). Family governance Literature review and the development of a conceptual model. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 5(2), 138-155.
Wijaya, M. (2008). Ekonomi Komersial Ganda: Perkembangan Kompleksitas Jaringan Sosial Ekonomi Perbatikan. Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta.