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Edith Elura Tilton Penrose (November 15 1914 – October 11 1996) was an American-born British economist whose best known work is The Theory of the Growth of the Firm which describes the ways which firms grow and how fast they do. Writing in The Independent the economist Sir Alec Cairncross stated that the book brought Dr. Penrose instant recognition as a creative thinker and its importance to the analysis of the job of management has been increasingly realized.


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