- Words: 644
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Business
- Paper #: 73688162
The four stages of organizational growth are new venture, expansion, professionalization and consolidation. Arguably, the most difficult of these is professionalization, because it represents such a dramatic change in the outlook and culture of the organization.
The first two stages, new venture and expansion, are both stage where the organization can be expected to operate with an entrepreneurial culture. While starting a new venture is never easy, this stage also