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The chapter offers a critical review of the main literature about this issue. Based on such review, the authors develop a gender-aware framework integrating three key areas for the analysis of the gendered process in family entrepreneurship: the determinants of women’s entry into family businesses, their gendered roles and the associated outcomes. The paper ends with some interesting managerial implications and research suggestions for scholars. The eleventh chapter by Gianluca Ginesti, Carlo Drago, and Riccardo Macchioni offer a composite index approach to assess firms’ information quality. The analysis is about 192 Italian family firms, over the period 2010-2013. The authors find a positive association between information transparency and non-family female executives. These latter are more likely to reduce agency problems with a net benefit for the information quality. This Italian study may help policy makers and managers in the implementation of corporate disclosures. Finally, it is relevant to mention the chapter by Vanessa Ratten, Carmem Leal, Marlene Loureiro, Rui Silva, and Alexandra Braga highlights the role of family firms for innovation and knowledge production in Portugal. The case of the Portuguese shoes industry is illustrated. The authors end their work by offering a number of interesting research questions for scholars. In sum, “Knowledge, Learning and Innovation” is a valuable and easily readable source of information and knowledge for various audiences. Academic scholars can get inspiration from the several research works reported in book to ideate, develop, and plan new research projects. Students in master programs in business and administration can learn the emerging trends of this interesting subject. Practitioners (such as small businesses’ managers and entrepreneurs) can better understand the hidden dynamics of innovation and set-up as best as possible effective knowledge-based innovative strategies, in particular for family-owned businesses. Finally, policy makers can benefit of reading this book to design new public policies to foster national or regional entrepreneurship, innovation, and development.