The Four Colors of Business Growth

Other | August 30, 2011

byAnjan V. Thakor, Anjan V. Thakor

not yet rated|write a review

Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor's four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written for professionals, this book provides easy access to concepts in fields as diverse as corporate strategy, finance, organizational behavior, change management, and leadership.



  • Teaches ways to formulate a growth strategy and implement it through simple organizational interventions
  • Provides an intuitive framework and common language about growth strategies
  • Teaches readers how an effective growth strategy can boost stock price
  • Readers learn what kind of growth strategy will maximize the value of an organization
  • Readers with varied functional backgrounds can understand these concepts

Pricing and Purchase Info

$34.69 online
$45.00 list price (save 22%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Defining an organization by its growth strategy enables business leaders to make better decisions about the ways their companies compete. Anjan Thakor's four categories of growth, which he arranges into the Competing Values Framework, delivers methods for developing strategies grounded in internal cultures and industry goals. Written f...

As the John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Senior Associate Dean of Programs at the Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis, Anjan Thakor works in both academia and the business world. Prior to joining the Olin School, he was Edward J. Frey Professor of Banking and Finance at the Ross School of Business, University...

other books by Anjan V. Thakor

Contemporary Financial Intermediation
Contemporary Financial Intermediation

Kobo ebook|Sep 2 2015

$138.00

The Value Sphere: The Corporate Executives' Handbook for Creating and Retaining Shareholder Wealth
The Value Sphere: The Corporate Executives' Handbook fo...

Kobo ebook|Aug 7 2009

$54.59 online$70.87list price(save 22%)
Innovation and Growth: What Do We Know?
Innovation and Growth: What Do We Know?

Kobo ebook|Apr 16 2013

$50.59 online$65.62list price(save 22%)
see all books by Anjan V. Thakor
Format:OtherDimensions:184 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123852404

ISBN - 13:9780123852403

Customer Reviews of The Four Colors of Business Growth

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

  1. Growth is Everywhere
  2. Growth Comes in Four Colors
  3. The Competing Values Framework (CVF) for Growth
  4. How Do You Know What Color Your Growth Strategy Should Be?
  5. Organizational Alignment for Growth: the Power of the Competing Values Framework in Aligning the Organization through a Common Language
  6. Ideas for Yellow Growth Strategies
  7. Ideas for Red Growth Strategies
  8. Ideas for Blue Growth Strategies
  9. Ideas for Green Growth Strategies
  10. Wrapping Up