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Managing Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

As economic growth in Western countries shows signs of fatigue, companies are battling hard to discover how to generate and sustain corporate growth. The restructuring and reengineering processes of ... More


Corporate Growth: Is it a Relevant Issue?

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter talks about the firm which has been the most innovative institution of the 20th century. Firms will always occupy a prominent place in any account of social evolution in the 20th ... More


Understanding Corporate Growth and its Process: An Explanatory Model

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter presents a conceptual model that seeks to explain the growth of the firm. This model considers that corporate growth and the growth process itself are dependent simultaneously on the ... More


The Limits to Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter explores the limits and constraints to corporate growth, or, in other words, what factors may halt a company's growth process. The traditional strategy approach has stressed that the ... More


Strategic Investment Decisions: Creating New Growth Pathways

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter introduces the final building block in the story of corporate growth: the strategic investment decisions — that is, decisions that determine the company's future evolution and its ... More


The Firm's Internal Context: The Soul of Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter discusses the importance of the company's internal context for corporate growth. Generally speaking, an organization's internal context conditions, shapes, and influences its members' ... More


Resources and Capabilities: Enabling Growth

Jordi Canals

in Managing Corporate Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296676
eISBN:
9780191685262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter reflects on success stories, such as the story of Walt Disney, and business projects that ended in failure, such as the case with Saatchi & Saatchi. This chapter reviews these ... More


Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Throughout the evolution of the modern world economy, new models of productive efficiency and business organization have emerged — in Britain in the 19th century, in the US in the early (and perhaps ... More


Keeping Out of Trouble

Grahame R. Dowling

in Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034463
eISBN:
9780262335089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034463.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Most companies do a number of things that unintentionally annoy their key stakeholders. These actions often undermine other efforts to create a good reputation. This chapter explores some of these to ... More


The Need for Speed: Fostering Strategic Agility for Renewed Growth

Yves Doz

in Leading Open Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018494
eISBN:
9780262312455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018494.003.0045
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the results of a study on open innovation projects in six information technology (IT) companies. The findings indicate that actions that sustain growth and high performance of ... More


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