Growing a business: strategies for leaders & entrepreneurs

Merson, R (2016) Growing a business: strategies for leaders & entrepreneurs. Economist, London. ISBN 9781781252420

Abstract

Business growth is a clear goal for ambitious entrepreneurs and leaders. It's often a short hand for business and wider economic success. But it's not without its pitfalls and challenges, and planning for, and managing, a growing business needs careful thought. Take, for example, the start-up facing for the first time the need to balance flexibility with more structure. Or a larger business tackling a range of divisions evolving at different speeds. Or an inspirational owner-founder confronting the need to step back and let others take the business forward. These are the kinds of challenges that Growing a Business tackles head-on. Drawing on a wide range of models and research, and using case studies from across the business world, it offers practical advice and guidance on a whole range of topics, including: - the different types and stages of growth; - predicting the problems presented by growth; - identifying growth triggers - and barriers; - the implications of growth: financially, culturally and for the people involved in the business. Growing a Business is required reading for owners and managers looking to understand and foster growth in their businesses.

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Item Type: Book
Subject Areas: Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 09:50
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2019 09:50
URI: http://lbsresearch.london.edu/id/eprint/1101
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