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Les PME axées sur la durabilité et à forte croissance : une approche par les paradoxes

Abstract : This paper aims to explore the paradoxical tensions that are present in sustainability-driven and high-growth SMEs, and the practices implemented to deal with such tensions. This research is based on a single-case study within a French SME, a pioneer in the organic sector. The study findings reveal four major paradoxical tensions that progressively deepen in the course of high-growth periods: normative and utilitarian identities, organic and external growth, exploration and exploitation, disorganization and structuring. They also suggest a set of strategic keys, allowing to manage paradoxical situations through the perspectives of dialogue and differentiation.
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Céline Bérard, Christelle Bruyere, Séverine Saleilles. Les PME axées sur la durabilité et à forte croissance : une approche par les paradoxes. Revue Internationale PME, Editions Management et Société (EMS), 2015, 28 (3-4), pp.195-223. ⟨halshs-01354704⟩

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