Supergrowth Companies is based on extensive research following the progress of over 200 businesses, including Anita Roddick and The Body Shop and Alan Sugar and Amstrad. It features interviews with company executives and a collection of over fifty case studies.
It also reports on ten years of research involving fifteen researchers in Britain and Germany and producing guidelines concerning new business opportunities, growth strategies, leadership styles, organization expansion, overseas expansion, strategies for service businesses, managing risk and uncertainty.
Supergrowth Companies is aimed primarily at managers and entrepreneurs who want to learn from the experience of a wide range of businesses so that theirs may grow faster and more profitably. It will also be of interest to students of business growth and managers on corporate development programmes.
Based on original research from Henley Management College Bernard Taylor is the well-known and widely respected author and editor of Long Range Planning (key Elsevier business journal)
Medium-sized companies are very much in vogue - as acquisition targets and as having the most growth potential in the future.
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About the Author
He is Project Director of the European Councils on Corporate Strategy and Board Effectiveness, Editor of Long Range Planning and author of 20 books on various aspects of Strategic Management. He is also a consultant to business and government internationally. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a director on the R&D Advisory Board of SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. Before joining Henley Management College he held responsible positions with Procter & Gamble, Rank Xerox, the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the University of Bradford Management Centre.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Introduction; Survival and success in boom and recession; How do you create success?; Can mid-size companies thrive internationally?; Summarizing the results; Bibliography; Index.