Growing Pains: Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm / Edition 4

Growing Pains: Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm / Edition 4

by Eric G. Flamholtz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 078798616X

ISBN-13: 2900787986161

Pub. Date: 04/20/2007

Publisher: Wiley

From start-up enterprise to mature corporation, this latest edition of the best-selling original explores the seven predictable stages of organizational growth

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From start-up enterprise to mature corporation, this latest edition of the best-selling original explores the seven predictable stages of organizational growth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900787986161
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/20/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures and Exhibits.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
The Authors.
Introduction: The Transitions Needed to Keep a Growing Firm Successful.
A FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONS.
How to Build Successful Companies: The Pyramid Of Organizational Development.
Identifying And Surviving The First Four Stages Of Organizational Growth.
Recognizing Growing Pains And Assessing The Need For Change.
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR EACH STAGE OF ORGANIZATIONAL GROWTH.
The New Venture And Expansion Stages.
The Professionalizing Stage: Developing Management Systems.
The Consolidation Stage: Managing The Corporate Culture.
MASTERING THE TOOLS OF PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT.
Strategic Planning.
Organizational Structure.
Management Development.
Organizational Control Systems.
Effective Leadership.
Corporate Culture Management.
ROLE OF THE ENTREPRENEUR IN A GROWING AND CHANGING COMPANY.
Managing The Advanced Stages Of Growth: A Preview Of Future Challenges.
The Transition Ceos Must Make To Survive Beyond The Entrepreneurial Stage.
References: Key Resources For Further Information.
Endnotes.
Index.

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