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SOUZA, Maria Carolina de Azevedo Ferreira de; MAZZALI, Leonel; SILVEIRA, Rodrigo Lanna Franco da  and  BACIC, Miguel Juan. Long stay of small industrial firms in the market: an analysis from the literature and empirical evidence. Gest. Prod. [online]. 2014, vol.21, n.1, pp.157-170. ISSN 0104-530X.

This study aims to identify the influence of age, size, scope, and location on the probability of long-term survival of small industrial enterprises. This is a descriptive study based on a database that embodies information of small business located in the region of Campinas, São Paulo state, with data from the Campinas Industrial Region and São Paulo State Treasury Office. The present study showed that product line breadth, market coverage, and size influence the probability of survival of small industrial enterprises.

Keywords : Small businesses; Longevity; Strategic management.

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