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Table 1
Factor Analysis    

    1 2 3 4 5 6
               
TMT: Education level 0.31 -0.26 0.89 -0.05 0.08 0.14
  Technical experience 0.31 -0.11 0.68 -0.16 -0.27 0.25
  Age 0.03 0.12 0.24 0.79 0.16 0.01
  New venture experience 0.04 -0.07 -0.08 0.61 0.11 -0.02
  Industry experience -0.03 0.02 -0.03 0.01 0.01 0.11
  Executive experience -0.08 0.02 -0.02 0.01 0.06 -0.09
  Marketing experience -0.06 0.05 -0.01 -0.21 0.01 0.11
  Finance experience -0.25 0.02 0.02 -0.31 -0.04 0.27
Strategy: Differentiation 0.6 -0.36 0.21 0.13 0.02 0.18
  Innovation 0.71 -0.14 0.29 0.11 -0.15 -0.1
  Product development 0.6 -0.15 0.07 0.01 -0.02 -0.19
  Entry order 0.77 -0.21 0.16 0.07 0.04 0.22
  Market share objective 0.82 -0.1 0.12 -0.09 0.01 0.15
  Service 0.1 0.11 0.04 -0.12 0.33 0.53
  Premium pricing 0.14 -0.26 0.02 0.09 -0.14 0.71
  Marketing emphasis 0.07 0.01 -0.02 -0.05 -0.04 0.7
  Low cost emphasis -0.11 0.74 -0.14 0.21 -0.01 -0.33
  Commodity products -0.39 0.61 -0.22 0.05 0.16 0.07
  Number of customers -0.11 0.29 0.12 0.02 0.7 0.02
  Product line breadth 0.03 -0.05 -0.02 0.03 0.84 -0.11
  Focus -0.02 0.03 0.02 -0.07 -0.18 -0.09
Financial: Slack resources -0.11 0.02 -0.04 -0.11 0.17 -0.03
  Current ratio 0.04 -0.02 0.02 0.12 -0.11 -0.02
  Debt to equity 0.03 0.1 -0.03 -0.05 0.17 -0.16
  Return on sales -0.1 -0.16 0.13 0.04 0.01 0.01
Industry: Performance -0.01 0.04 0.01 0.02 -0.02 0.03
  Size 0.01 0.01 -0.1 0.05 0.12 0.03
  Technological change 0.1 -0.06 0.01 0.05 -0.11 -0.07
  Competitive intensity -0.04 0.06 0.09 -0.07 0.13 0.09
  Growth 0.04 0.04 0.09 -0.06 0.02 -0.09
               
Variance Explained   6.4 6.6 5.5 5.4 4.4 4.1

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