Beyond the notions of birth and death, this chapter is intended to develop some aspects related to the survival of enterprises. Here, we do not consider an enterprise as a whole. Indeed, human resources are a key asset of the enterprise and talking in terms of enterprise survival requires us to discuss and develop this subject matter: the so-called evolution and survival of humans in such economic or financial environments will strongly influence the underlying aging processes of a company.
The aging a humans, like the aging of a company or a civilization, is not an individual problem: it is a global societal phenomenon, since a complete population and the society as a whole are involved by this fact. Presently, according to the advances gained in sociobiology, we can state that: