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Staying on top - Characteristics of long-term survival
Journal of Organizational Change Management (2000)
  • Ingrid Bonn, Griffith University

Reports the results of an empirical study investigating the key factors that affected the survival of large manufacturing organizations between 1982 and 1993 in Australia. Four broad categories of variables were examined: environmental variables, organizational variables, company strategies and ownership characteristics. Using logistic regression analysis, it was found that the following variables were significant for company survival: size, planning system, corporate direction, research and development and ownership characteristics.

  • manufacturing industry,
  • strategic management
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This article won an Emerald Management Reviews award for Citation of Excellence.

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Bonn, I. (2000). Staying on top - Characteristics of long-term survival. Journal of Organizational Change Management, Special Issue on Organizational Longevity, 13 (1), 32-48.

Copyright © Ingrid Bonn, 2000.