How Do You Determine the Cause of a Business Failure?

I think that is an interesting question. Go leave your own response. (If you can't see some of them, notice that you can set your comment preferences as to what gets displayed. Try Nested or Minimal views.)

  • Interesting question and some revealing answers Rob.

    Science has spent centuries following and refining a process for deciding the cause of failure in experiments. Why not attempt to stand on the shoulders of giants? Why not use scientific method?

    They could start with a specific case instead of the vague, general, and ambiguous “When a mistake is made in business, how do you best determine the cause of the mistake?” It depends of course!

  • Bill

    How does ones address the causes of spiritual failure/development?

  • I agree that it is a very broad question as well…but I think the root can be traced back in most cases to the people.

    Usually if you have honest, self-motivated, creative, critical people, the pRoblems that lead to a business failure will be recognized and fixed before becoming a crippling effect.