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The Resource The theory of the growth of the firm, Edith Penrose ; with a new introduction by Christos N. Pitelis

The theory of the growth of the firm, Edith Penrose ; with a new introduction by Christos N. Pitelis

Label
The theory of the growth of the firm
Title
The theory of the growth of the firm
Statement of responsibility
Edith Penrose ; with a new introduction by Christos N. Pitelis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
There are not many books that are genuine classics, and only a handful in business and management whose insights and ideas last for 50 years and more. This book is one of the very few 'must reads' for anybody seriously interested in the role of management within the firm. Originally published in 1959, The Theory of the Growth of the Firm has illuminated and inspired thinking in strategy, entrepreneurship, knowledge creation, and innovation. Edith Penrose's tightly-argued classic laid the foundations for the resource based view of the firm, now the dominant framework in business strategy. She an
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Penrose, Edith Tilton
Dewey number
338.7
Index
index present
LC call number
HD69.S5
LC item number
P45 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pitelis, Christos N
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industries
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Industries
  • Unternehmenswachstum
  • Företagsekonomi
  • Nyttokostnadsanalys
  • Tillväxtföretag
Label
The theory of the growth of the firm, Edith Penrose ; with a new introduction by Christos N. Pitelis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of contents; Introduction; Preface; I: Introduction; II: The Firm in Theory; III: The Productive Opportunity of the Firm and the 'Entrepreneur'; IV: Expansion Without Merger: The Receding Managerial Limit; V: 'Inherited' Resources and the Direction of Expansion; VI: The Economies of Size and the Economies of Growth; VII: The Economics of Diversification; VIII: Expansion Through Acquisition and Merger; IX: The Rate of Growth of a Firm Through Time; X: The Position of Large and Small Firms in a Growing Economy
Control code
559017533
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed., rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199573844
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612354670
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
235467
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559017533
Label
The theory of the growth of the firm, Edith Penrose ; with a new introduction by Christos N. Pitelis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of contents; Introduction; Preface; I: Introduction; II: The Firm in Theory; III: The Productive Opportunity of the Firm and the 'Entrepreneur'; IV: Expansion Without Merger: The Receding Managerial Limit; V: 'Inherited' Resources and the Direction of Expansion; VI: The Economies of Size and the Economies of Growth; VII: The Economics of Diversification; VIII: Expansion Through Acquisition and Merger; IX: The Rate of Growth of a Firm Through Time; X: The Position of Large and Small Firms in a Growing Economy
Control code
559017533
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed., rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlix, 249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199573844
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612354670
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
235467
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559017533

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