Grow to greatness : smart growth for entrepreneurial businesses (Book, 2012) [Salisbury University Libraries]
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Grow to greatness : smart growth for entrepreneurial businesses

Grow to greatness : smart growth for entrepreneurial businesses

Author: Edward D Hess
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simply put, most entrepreneurial start-ups fail. Those fortunate enough to succeed then face a second, major challenge: how to grow. This book focuses on the key questions an entrepreneur must answer in order to grow a business. Based on extensive research of more than fifty successful growth companies, Grow to Greatness discusses the top ten growth challenges and how to overcome them. Author Edward D. Hess dispels  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward D Hess
ISBN: 9780804775342 0804775346
OCLC Number: 764361067
Description: x, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The roadmap to smart growth --
Part I. Whether to grow. The "truth" about growth --
Preconditions to growth --
Part II. How to grow. The four Ps : planning, prioritization, processes, and pace --
The four ways to grow your business --
Creating three growth plans --
Part III. Growth requires the right leadership, culture, and people. Growth is much more than a strategy --
The entrepreneur must grow, too! --
The silver bullet : highly engaged employees --
Building an effective management team.
Responsibility: Edward D. Hess.

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Grow to Greatness provides entrepreneurs with a roadmap for planning, prioritizing, pacing, and managing business growth. It is the one book an entrepreneur needs to intelligently overcome the  Read more...
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