Uncertainty, innovation and management

  • David Storey
  • Nigel Sykes
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Part of the Macmillan Small Business Series book series (SBUI)

Abstract

‘The differences in the administrative structure of the very small and the very large firms are so great that in many ways it is hard to see that the two species are of the same genus … we cannot define a caterpillar and then use the same definition for a butterfly’ (Penrose, 1959).

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