publication . Doctoral thesis . 2011

Early stages of technology intensive companies

Muhos, M. (Matti);
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  • Published: 03 Jun 2011
  • Publisher: Oulun yliopisto
  • Country: Finland
Abstract This study aims to clarify the early development stages of technology intensive companies. The current literature does not offer an extensive review of stage perspectives for company growth – the overall picture of the field is somewhat vague. The evolution of this field remains unclear as well as the current state. Further, recent empirical stage models focusing on technology intensive companies have not been delineated. As companies move through their early stages, they face events which contribute to or detract from their aim. A study focusing on these events may provide fresh viewpoints for understanding the management processes. This study seeks to...
free text keywords: SMEs, business growth models, company growth models, enterprise development, growth configurations, growth process, growth stages, multiple case study, review, small and medium-sized enterprises, technology management, kasvukonfiguraatiot, kasvuprosessi, kasvuvaiheet, kirjallisuuskatsaus, liiketoiminnan kasvumallit, monitapaustutkimus, pienet ja keskisuuret yritykset, pk-yritykset, teknologiajohtaminen, yrityksen kasvumallit, yrityksen kehittyminen
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