Corporate Strategy and Firm Growth

Corporate Strategy and Firm Growth

Creating Value for Shareholders

New Perspectives on the Modern Corporation series

Angelo Dringoli

This book explores the conditions for growth that can create value for shareholders, focusing on the main strategies adopted by firms including horizontal expansion, vertical integration and product diversification. To evaluate whether or not a particular growth strategy is successful, the author examines the economic fundamentals of each strategy and presents analytical models of both internal development and external acquisition. He moves on to present four case studies of successful companies to highlight how a firm chooses and implements a defined growth strategy.

Chapter 5: Vertical Integration Strategies

Angelo Dringoli

Subjects: business and management, corporate governance, strategic management, economics and finance, corporate governance

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