The theory of the growth of the firm

  title={The theory of the growth of the firm},
  author={E. Penrose},
  journal={Long Range Planning},
  • E. Penrose
  • Published 1980
  • Sociology, Business, Economics
  • Long Range Planning
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… Expand
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