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Comprendre l'echec : mortalite organisationnelle et approche fondee sur les ressources


  • Amit, Raphael
  • Thornhill, Stewart


Ce document comprend un examen des facteurs qui sous-tendent l'echec d'une entreprise ainsi qu'une comparaison des mecanismes qui menent a la faillite des jeunes entreprises et des plus anciennes. Il donne a penser qu'il existe des differences systematiques entre les determinants des faillites qui surviennent tres tot et de celles qui se produisent apres que les entreprises ont surmonte les obstacles de . Les donnees sur 339 faillites d'entreprises canadiennes confirment que les jeunes entreprises echouent a cause d'un manque de connaissances en gestion et de lacunes en matiere de competences en gestion financiere. Par contre, les entreprises plus anciennes sont plus susceptibles de faire faillite en raison d'une incapacite a s'adapter a l'evolution de l'environnement.

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  • Amit, Raphael & Thornhill, Stewart, 2003. "Comprendre l'echec : mortalite organisationnelle et approche fondee sur les ressources," Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche 2003202f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.
  • Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp3f:2003202f

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