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Table 6 OLC initial stage characteristics in the environment category

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

Stage Environment category
Genesis ▪ No characteristics
Existence ▪ Homogeneous and quiet environment (6)
▪ Industrial stage (8)
▪ Limited market and channels (8)
▪ Dependency on clients and suppliers (4)
Survival ▪ Homogeneous and quiet environment (6)
▪ Industrial stage (8)
▪ Limited market
▪ Increase in the number of channels (8)
▪ New entries (8)
▪ Dependency on clients and suppliers (4)