The pursuit of immortality

Caulkin, Simon
May 1995
Management Today;May95, p36
Trade Publication
Gives insights into why certain companies last longer than the average 40- to 50-year life expectancy of firms and why some companies do not. Companies which are still in operation after centuries of existence; Positive approach to corporate survival. INSETS: Sweden's Methuselah of industry (world's oldest company).;How an oil major refined its organizing principles.;Secrets of cycle-defying, adaptive organisations.;Which companies could make the FTSE of 2005?.


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