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Catalogue no. 11F0019MIE — No. 202 ISSN: 1205-9153 ISBN: 0-662-34152-X

Research Paper Analytical Studies Branch research paper series

Learning from failure: Organizational mortality and the resource-based view
By Stewart Thornhill and Raphael Amit
Micro-Economic Analysis Division 18-H, R.H. Coats Building, Ottawa, K1A 0T6 Telephone: 1 800 263-1136
This paper represents the views of theauthor and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada.

Learning from failure: Organizational mortality and the resource-based view
by Stewart Thornhill * Corresponding author and Raphael Amit ** 11F0019MIE No. 202 ISSN: 1205-9153 ISBN: 0-662-34152-X Micro-Economic Analysis Division 18-H, R.H. Coats Building, Ottawa, K1A 0T6 Statistics Canada How to obtain more information :National inquiries line: 1 800 263-1136 E-Mail inquiries: infostats@statcan.ca The paper is available on Internet: (www.statcan.ca) * Richard Ivey School of Business The University of Western Ontario London, Ontario N6A 3K7 ** Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship Management Department, Room 2012 SH-DH The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia PA19104-6364

August 2003 This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada. The authors are most grateful for the generous financial support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. We are also grateful to John Baldwin and the MicroEconomic Analysis Division of Statistics Canada. Aussi disponible en français Table of Contents
ABSTRACT ...............................................................................................................................................................IV EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ........................................................................................................................................V 1. INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................................. 1 2. THEORY ................................................................................................................................................................ 2 3.METHODS............................................................................................................................................................. 8 DATA ......................................................................................................................................................................... 8 ANALYSIS ................................................................................................................................................................11 4. DISCUSSION....................................................................................................................................................... 13 APPENDIX 1: DETAILS OF BANKRUPTCY SURVEY ITEMS ..................................................................... 15 REFERENCES......................................................................................................................................................... 16

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Abstract
This paper examines the factors underlying firm failure and contrasts the failure mechanisms for young firms from those of older organizations. We suggest that there are systematic differences between the determinants offirm failure for firms that fail early in life and those that fail after having successfully negotiated the early liabilities of newness and adolescence. Data from 339 Canadian corporate bankruptcies confirm that younger firms fail because of inadequacies in managerial knowledge, and financial management abilities. Older firms, on the other hand, are more likely to fail because of an inability to...
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