Growth of companies through various stages of development is explored and validated by comparison with companies described by current company officers who were participating in a training program. Since data used were not representative of small business, full validation of the evolutionary model was not completed.
entrepreneurship, company growth, organizational structure, management, size, value-added, life cycle, survival, success
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Churchill, Neil C. and Lewis, Virginia L., "A Typology of Small Businesses: Hypothesis and Preliminary Study" (1982). Historical Working Papers. 22.