Relatedness and Performance: A Reexamination of the Diversification-Performance Link

Empirical studies of firm diversification suggest the existence of a positive relationship between the relatedness of diversification and firm performance. Using evidence from the food manufacturing sector, we find that this relationship is weak at best and that market share appears to be a more powerful predictor of firm performance.


Issue Date:
1993-12
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/116116
Total Pages:
23
Series Statement:
Working Paper
37




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