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Adding Value

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success

Published in print April 1995 | ISBN: 9780198289883
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191718205 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019828988X.003.0002
 Adding Value

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Using the example of six British supermarket chains, different measures of corporate performance are evaluated while their strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Added value is identified as the main driver of success, and consequently, as the most appropriate measure of corporate performance.

Keywords: added value; Britain; corporate performance; corporate success; strategic planning; strategy; supermarket chains

Chapter.  4017 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Microeconomics

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