Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Managing Corporate Growth$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jordi Canals

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198296676

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296676.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 July 2019

Understanding Corporate Growth and its Process: An Explanatory Model

Understanding Corporate Growth and its Process: An Explanatory Model

(p.32) Chapter 3 Understanding Corporate Growth and its Process: An Explanatory Model
Managing Corporate Growth

Jordi Canals

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents a conceptual model that seeks to explain the growth of the firm. This model considers that corporate growth and the growth process itself are dependent simultaneously on the five variables presented in earlier chapters, one of which is resources and capabilities. The relationship with resources and capabilities is straightforward. These are not limiting factors, but they do mark certain opportunities for action and the possibilities of success that a particular action may have. Thus, the decision to diversify has to look, not only at the other company's businesses from the market viewpoint, but also at the possibility of deploying resources and capabilities in the new business that the company previously used in other businesses. There is a clear relationship between strategic decisions and the firm's external context. The industry and the external context has contributed to shaping the company's competitive position at a certain time through the intersection process.

Keywords:   conceptual model, corporate growth, diversify, business resources, strategic decision

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .