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(Revised from original 2005 version)
A Note on Managing the Growing Venture
Focuses on the strategic and organizational challenges that confront growing enterprises and the entrepreneurs who lead them. Provides an overview of how a new venture needs to change as it passes from the initial start-up to the growth phase. Explores how a venture's leadership, strategy, and execution need to evolve to deal with rapid growth. A rewritten version of an earlier note.
Keywords: Business Growth and Maturation;
Hamermesh, Richard G., James L. Heskett, and Michael J. Roberts. "A Note on Managing the Growing Venture." Harvard Business School Background Note 805-092, August 2005. (Revised from original January 2005 version.)