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Table 1 (Continued)
Factor Analysis Results  

    7 8 9 10 11
TMT: Education level 0.1 0.12 0.08 0.18 0.03
  Technical experience 0.06 0.1 -0.11 -0.1 0.17
  Age 0.05 0.02 0.12 0.11 -0.04
  New venture experience -0.04 0.01 -0.06 0.01 0.02
  Industry experience 0.97 0.02 0.11 0.05 0.11
  Executive experience 0.96 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.01
  Marketing experience 0.02 -0.61 0.03 0.02 -0.1
  Finance experience 0.01 0.78 0.07 0.02 0.06
Strategy: Differentiation -0.13 0.25 0.05 0.02 -0.04
  Innovation 0.07 0.03 0.05 0.1 0.07
  Product development -0.04 0.01 0.07 -0.02 0.08
  Entry order 0.06 0.01 0.09 0.16 0.15
  Market share objective 0.06 0.01 -0.09 0.18 0.09
  Service 0.11 0.04 0.06 0.02 0.07
  Premium pricing 0.09 -0.05 0.05 0.04 0.08
  Marketing emphasis 0.08 0.03 0.07 0.03 0.05
  Low cost emphasis 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.05 0.01
  Commodity products 0.02 0.09 -0.09 0.07 0.08
  Number of customers 0.09 0.1 0.11 -0.12 0.01
  Product line breadth 0.03 0.11 0.09 0.06 0.01
  Focus 0.02 0.12 -0.08 0.11 0.06
Financial: Slack resources 0.06 -0.21 0.91 -0.11 0.07
  Current ratio -0.05 0.14 0.92 0.12 0.05
  Debt to equity 0.03 0.17 -0.08 0.03 -0.1
  Return on sales -0.03 -0.03 -0.11 0.03 0.07
Industry: Performance 0.04 0.04 -0.14 0.96 0.02
  Size 0.08 0.08 0.07 0.97 0.04
  Technological change 0.12 0.03 0.04 -0.11 0.79
  Competitive intensity 0.08 0.02 0.03 -0.18 -0.67
  Growth 0.02 0.05 -0.09 -0.25 -0.22
             
Variance Explained   3.5 2.9 2.9 1.8 1.7

 

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