9780566080302

High Growth Companies : Driving the Tiger

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  • ISBN13:

    9780566080302

  • ISBN10:

    0566080303

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-01
  • Publisher: Gower Pub Co

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What is included with this book?

Author Biography

Thomas Ahrens is the Managing Director of Ahrens & Partners, a Swedish consultancy that specializes in high growth companies.

Table of Contents

List of figures
vii
Introduction 1(6)
1 The cast of companies
7(2)
2 Myths of rapid growth
9(8)
Part 1 Driving the tiger strategies 17(90)
3 The time monopoly
19(18)
4 Strategies for creating market
37(14)
5 `Product flower' strategy
51(24)
6 Flexible capacity strategy
75(10)
7 Financial strategy
85(6)
8 Long-term expansion strategy
91(16)
Part 2 The tent organization 107(62)
9 How to maintain control
111(14)
10 How to structure the organization
125(10)
11 How to plan and allocate resources
135(10)
12 How to get the best from the management team
145(10)
13 How to choose and motivate employees
155(14)
Part 3 A tiger in your zoo? 169(14)
14 How do you cope with a rapid growth cuckoo in the nest?
171(12)
Part 4 Rapid growth for ever? 183(22)
15 Rapid growth plateaus and problems
185(20)
Summary 205(2)
Index 207

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