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Table 2 Mortality factors in the categories: management, business and environment

From: A change in the importance of mortality factors throughout the life cycle stages of small businesses

Mortality factors in the owner-manager category Mortality factors in the business category Mortality factors in the environment category
Individual characteristics Formal planning Economic conditions
Previous experience in management and the business sector Resources from the functional areas Clients
Social links Corporation composition Business sector
Managerial abilities Information management Competitors
Education level Size Access to credit
Gender and age Business’ age Professional advice
Values Stage in the OLC Localization
Voluntary decision Organizational structure Part of minority groups
Management background Innovation capacity Supplier
  Business type Tributary Load