Managing Corporate Growth

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Overview

The purpose of this book is to contribute to a better understanding of corporate growth. It deals with three basic questions. The first is the nature of the factors that influence corporate growth and how they interact. The second question is how to approach and evaluate growth decisions that may foster value creation and avoid the pathway of wealth destruction. The third question is the limits and sustainability of corporate growth." "This book discusses corporate growth from a general management perspective that cuts across business functions, and offers a comprehensive view of this phenomenon.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198296676
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jordi Canals is Associate Dean and Professor of Economics and Business at IESE (the International Graduate School of Management) at the University of Navarra.

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Table of Contents

Corporate Growth: Is it a relevant issue?
Growth Strategies: Some typologies
Understanding Corporate Growth and its Processes: An explanatory model
The Firm's Internal Context: The soul of corporate growth
The Firm's External Context: Opportunities that speed up growth
The Business Concept: The heart of growth
Capabilities and Resources: Enabling growth
Strategic Investment Decisions: Creating new growth pathways
The Limits to Corporate Growth
References

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