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Édith Penrose et la croissance des entreprises

suivi de Limites à la croissance et à la taille des entreprises d'Édith Penrose

Edith Penrose and the Growth of Firms

This book throws light on Edith Penrose’s contribution to the theory of the firm. In particular, it relies on the analysis of her 1955 article, published in the American Economic Review four years before her magnus opus The Theory of the Growth of the Firm and entitled: « Limits to the Growth and Size of Firms ». This book locates her article at the heart of the 1950s debates on the firm (especially with the idea of biological analogies) and discusses its contribution to strategic manageme...


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  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Series : Feuillets : économie politique moderne
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2013
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 30 juin 2015
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782847884562
  • Electronic EAN : 9782847887228
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.4155
  • Number of pages : 104 p.

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