Effect of Firm Size on Performance Leading to Sustainability

  • Asish Kumar PandaEmail author
  • Amar K. J. R. Nayak
Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 26)


This chapter argues that enterprises intending to achieve sustainable performance need to restrict their firm size. It explains the indicators which can be observed in firms working towards sustainable performance. After examining several examples and case studies, it deduces that firms looking to achieve this performance must develop trust, co-operation, transparency and concern for others which can be achieved through better interdependence and interconnectedness between all stakeholders. This is possible if the firm stays small. This chapter tries to explain this aspect through examples and analysis.


Organisation design Co-operation Trust Interconnection Interdependence Size Sustainability Social capital 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Management Studies, Nalsar University of LawHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.XIMBOdishaIndia

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