Handbook of research on mergers and acquisitions

pt. 1. New models and empirical findings on connections between M&A stages: 1. The role of trust in mergers and acquisitions : a conceptual framework and empirical evidence / Günter K. Stahl ; 2. Integration of international mergers and acquisitions : test of a new paradigm / Yaakov Weber ... [e...

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Main Author: Weber, Yaakov
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2012
Series:Elgar original reference
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:pt. 1. New models and empirical findings on connections between M&A stages: 1. The role of trust in mergers and acquisitions : a conceptual framework and empirical evidence / Günter K. Stahl ; 2. Integration of international mergers and acquisitions : test of a new paradigm / Yaakov Weber ... [et al.] -- pt. 2. Research agenda and theoretical development on connection between M&A stages and context variables: 3. A research agenda to increase merger and acquisition success / Mitchell Lee Marks and Philip H. Mirvis ; 4. Placing process factors along with contextual factors in merger and acquisition research / Taco H. Reus ... [et al.] ; 5. The dynamics of knowledge transfer in mergers and acquisitions / Paulina Junni, Riikka M. Sarala and Eero Vaara -- pt. 3. Methodological issues in M&A research: 6. Merger and acquisition outcomes - is it meaningful to talk about high failure rates? / Annette Risberg and Olimpia Meglio ; 7. Researching mergers and acquisitions with the case study method : idiographic understanding of longitudinal integration processes / Lars Bengtsson and Rikard Larsson ; 8. Individual values and organizational culture during a merger : immovable objects or shifting sands? / Marie H. Kavanagh and Neal M. Ashkanasy -- pt. 4. New and under-explored context and process variables in various M&A stages: 9. Facilitating mergers through management and organization of communication : an analysis of strategic communication in a cross-border merger / Anne-Marie Søderberg ; 10. Determinants of top management retention in cross border acquisitions / Mohammad Faisal Ahammad ... [et al.] ; 11. Grief and the management of mergers and acquisitions / Philippe Very, Emmanuel Metais and Pierre-Guy Hourquet
For the last four decades, researchers in various disciplines have been trying to explain the enduring paradox of the growing activity and volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) versus the high failure rate of M&A. This Handbook will stimulate scholars to focus on new research directions
Physical Description:xviii, 322 p
ISBN:9781781953655
9781848449565