Business Growth

  • W. Stewart Howe
Chapter

Abstract

In Part I of this text we examined the sequence in which firms make strategic decisions. In Part II we shall examine a range of individual business strategies that are used to achieve corporate objectives. The first of these individual strategies to be examined is growth. This has been chosen because growth embraces most of the major directions of strategic decision-making. Indeed, only divestment as a business strategy falls out with the ambit of growth, and even in that case individual divestments by a firm may simply be a prelude to a new phase of growth.

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