• Annika Steiber
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


The average lifespan of a multinational company is about half that of a natural person. While human life expectancy is growing, however, owing to improved healthcare and better living conditions, the lifespan of companies is getting shorter. This does not have to be the case.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annika Steiber
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  1. 1.Technology Management and EconomicsChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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