RESEARCH ON THE LIFE CYCLE OF PUBLIC COMPANIES OF THE SOFIX INDEX

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Keywords
life cycle, financial diagnosis, organization, PAEI code, public company.

Abstract
Organizations, similar to living creatures, have a life cycle and undergo a number of recurrent and predictable models of behaviour throughout their growth and development. It is namely the proper diagnosis of the life cycle and the adequate choice of strategy that could be at the basis of an organizations success. This article makes an attempt to apply Adizes model of life cycle to the financial diagnosis of Bulgarian public companies. The healthy state of the companies of the SOFIX index has been diagnosed and the life cycle phase in which each of them is at has been determined.

JEL: D21, D53, E32, L32
Pages: 21

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