Startuolių vystymasis ankstyvojoje stadijoje: kritinių sėkmės veiksnių perspektyva
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The dissertation “Early Stage Start-up Development: The Critical Success Factors’ Perspective” aims to understand the success of start-up development as the early growth stage is dominated by the “deaths” of most start-ups. The scientific perspective, a critical approach to discussing concepts related to the phenomenon under study, such as stratum, the early stage of development and critical success factors are discussed. In order to identify the critical success factors of the developmental early stage a structured grounded theory approach was chosen, revealing start-ups’ experiences, meanings, cause and effect processes, causal relationships, demonstrating how one action determines others and which factors are critical to the success at the early stage without forming preconceived notions, and developing a theory based on the experiences of the study participants. Empirical research has helped to highlight the knowledge gap between the theoretical model and reality, explaining the context, conditions and consequences faced by start-ups in implementing their business project at an early stage. The developed theory reveals the development issues, what factors must be overcome, what conditions are recommended to be met and in what order so that the process is as short as possible and success can be expected. This study introduces a new approach to the process and techniques for managing a start-up’s critical success factors and explains how the process of early-stage growth and change happens when seeking progress.