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Title Advances in mergers and acquisitions / edited by Sydney Finkelstein and Cary L. Cooper
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018
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Series Advances in mergers and acquisitions ; volume 17
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ; v. 17.
Contents Intro; ADVANCES IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Introduction to Volume 17 ADVANCES IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS; Chapter 1: Reflecting on the Use of Ethnographic Methods in the Study of Mergers; Introduction; An Overview of Extant Research; Ethnography in Two Research Settings; Reflecting on the Experience of Conducting Ethnography in the Study of Mergers; Access to the Reality of Merging; Capturing the Merger "In Situ"; Observing an Unfolding Merger; The Subtle Role of the Ethnographic Merger Researcher; Negotiating the Researcher's Role
Dealing with Merger-Related EmotionsBalancing Micro- and Macro-Perspectives; Being at Stake; The Practice of Ethnography; Memoing; Framing Insights; Timing of Publication; Discussion; References; Chapter 2: Does Company Performance Improve After M & A? A Literature Review; Introduction; Methodology; Literature Review; Independent Variables; Dependent Variables; Meta-analyses; Conclusions; Recommendations for Future Research; References; Chapter 3: Examination of Japanese Firms' Announcement of M & A Budgets: From the Perspective of Signaling Theory and Impression Management Theory
Literature ReviewCross-border M Signaling Theory; Impression Management Theory; Case Studies of Japanese Companies; Research Setting: Changes in M & As and Governance in Japan; Public Announcements of M & A Budgets; Conceptual Model of Announcements of M & A Budgets; Summary and Implications; References; Chapter 4: Cross-Border M & As in Related AND Technology-Intensive Industries: Evidence on the Dynamics of Spatial Distance, Industry Context, and Completion Likelihood of International Takeovers; 1. Introduction; 2. Theory and Hypotheses
2.1. Neoclassical Views on Expansion, Information Flows, and Spatial Distance2.2. M & As Across Related Industries; 2.3. M & As Across Technology-based Industries; 3. Methodology; 3.1. Data and Sample; 3.2. Measurement; 3.2.2. Independent Variables; 3.2.3. Control Variables; 4. Results; 5. Discussion and Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Bearers of (Good) News: The Impact of Business News Reports on Acquirer Short-Term Performance; Introduction; Media-Transmitted Signals and Investor Reaction; Deal Characteristics as Media-transmitted Signals
Messages from Key Informants as Media-transmitted SignalsExplaining Deal Type and M & A Wave; Explaining Deal Type and Large Premium; Method; Sample and News Report Coding; Outcome Condition; Causal Conditions; Analytical Approach; Results; Discussion; References; Chapter 6: Acquisitions as Corporate Entrepreneurship; 1. Introduction; 2. Theory Development; 2.1. Platform Acquisitions; 2.2. Convergence Acquisitions; 2.3. Consolidation Acquisitions; 2.4. Bolt-on Acquisitions; 3. Discussion; 3.1. Research Implications; 3.2. Implications for Practice; 3.3. Limitations and Future Research
Summary The chapters published in this volume provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars, and help to inform mergers and acquisitions research around the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 09, 2018)
Subject Consolidation and merger of corporations.
Organizational change -- Management
Organizational change.
Takeovers, mergers & buy-outs.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Consolidation and merger of corporations
Organizational change -- Management
Form Electronic book
Author Finkelstein, Sydney, editor.
Cooper, Cary L., editor
ISBN 9781787561359