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Single Or Multiple Competitive Strategies For Small Businesses?
Journal of Managerial Issues
  • Charles L. Mulford, Iowa State University
  • Charles B. Shrader, Iowa State University
  • Thomas I. Chacko, Iowa State University
  • Virginia Blackburn, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-1990
Abstract
This research focuses upon the association between external environments, planning, and the development of competitive strategy in small business firms. The population ecology model l of organizations and their environments emphasizes that only some organizations, e.g., those with the right characteristics, will be selected for survival. While management is not impotent, this model clearly emphasizes ways in which external environments directly influence the fate of organizations (Aldrich, 1979).
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This article is from Journal of Managerial Issues 2 (1990): 454. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner
Pittsburg State University
Language
en
Date Available
2015-02-27
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Charles L. Mulford, Charles B. Shrader, Thomas I. Chacko and Virginia Blackburn. "Single Or Multiple Competitive Strategies For Small Businesses?" Journal of Managerial Issues Vol. 2 Iss. 4 (1990) p. 454 - 468
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cshrader/7/