O'Reilly logo

Getting Bigger by Growing Smaller: A New Growth Model for Corporate America by Thomas T. Stallkamp, Joel M. Shulman

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. A New Growth Model

Bureaucratic Companies Begin as Entrepreneurial Firms

Long before large, public organizations become stagnate and sluggish, they often begin as small, entrepreneurial companies. They have dynamic, visionary leaders driving their organization forward through innovation, charisma, and hard work. As these companies grow and expand their market share, individuals flock to them seeking employment. And why not? They’re on a roll. They have momentum. These high-growth companies have the opportunity to select the best and the brightest. They raise cheap capital from the U.S. capital markets through an IPO and everything seems to be going right. They have bright, happy people, plenty of cheap capital to fuel expansion, Wall ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required