Growing Pains: How to Make the Transition from an Entrepreneurship to a Professional Managed Firm / Edition 2

Growing Pains: How to Make the Transition from an Entrepreneurship to a Professional Managed Firm / Edition 2

by Eric G. Flamholtz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555422721

ISBN-13: 9781555422721

Pub. Date: 11/19/1990

Publisher: Wiley

Explores the seven predictable stages of organizational growth, from start-up enterprise to mature corporation. Identifies the accomplishments in each stage that lay a foundation for continued successful development and provides practical guidance for implementing professional management systems.  See more details below

Overview

Explores the seven predictable stages of organizational growth, from start-up enterprise to mature corporation. Identifies the accomplishments in each stage that lay a foundation for continued successful development and provides practical guidance for implementing professional management systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555422721
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/19/1990
Series:
Management Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Transitions Needed to Keep a Growing Firm Successful
Part One: A Framework for Developing Successful Organizations
1. How to Build Successful Companies: The Pyramid of Organizational Development
2. Identifying and Surviving the First Four Stages of Organizational Growth
3. Recognizing Growing Pains and Assessing the Need for Change
Part Two: Management Strategies for Each Stage of Organizational Growth
4. The New Venture and Expansion Stages
5. The Professionalizing Stage: Developing Management Systems
6. The Consolidation Stage: Managing the Corprate Culture
Part Three: Mastering the Tools of Professional Management
7. Strategic Planning
8. Organizational Structure
9. Management Development
10. Organizational Control Systems
11. Effective Leadership
Corporate Culture Management
Part Four: Role of the Entrepeneur 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

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