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Title Advances in mergers and acquisitions / edited by Cary L. Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017


Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
Series Advances in mergers and acquisitions ; volume 16
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ; v. 16.
Contents Front Cover; Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors and Authors; Introduction; Alliances to Acquisitions: A Road Map to Advance the Field of Strategic Management; Introduction; Comparing Alliances and Acquisitions; Literature Review: From Alliance to Acquisition; Future Contributions within the Dominant Theoretical Traditions; Behavioral Theory of the Firm: Prior Experience, Organizational Learning, and Decision-Making; Transaction Cost Economics; Real Options Theory; Resource-Based View; Network Theory; Conclusion; References
Pre-M & A "Leadership"?: Might Behavioral Due Diligence Assessment Be the Answer?Introduction; Definitions; Current State of Affairs; Pre-Merger Importance: Limited Publications and Anemic Research; M & A Processes and Research Agenda; The What and Why of BDD: Working Definition and Value Add; Expanding DD: "Human" and Culture Assessments; BDD and Culture Tools; The Leader and Manager: Tasks and Actions; BDD of and from the Leader and Manager: Why It's Important and Merits Assessment; Conclusion: Current State of Affairs and Going Forward; Where Do We Go From Here?; References
The Decision to Retain and Reduce Human Resources in Mergers and AcquisitionsIntroduction; Conceptual Issues in Human Capital of M The Difficulty in Consolidating Human Resources; Organizational Fit; Corporate Culture; National Culture; Cultural Fit: Considering a Corporate and National Cultural Audit; Human Capital Audit; The Type of M & A Influences the Post-M & A Workforce; Results; Corporate Culture and Human Resources; How Does Corporate Culture in an M & A Impact Those Decisions Associated with Human Resources?; Retention or Release?
How Are Employees of Targeted Organizations Selected for Retention or Dismissal?To Stay or to Leave?; Are Targeted M & A Firms More Likely to Lose Employees?; Personnel Decisions Impact Stock Price; Conclusion; References; Strategic Investment Appraisal: Multidisciplinary Perspectives; Introduction; Strategic Investment Appraisal; Strategic Investment Appraisal Approaches; The Balanced Scorecard; Real Options Analysis; Value Chain Analysis; Technology Roadmapping; Benchmarking; The Cognitive Perspective of Strategic Investment Appraisal; Conclusions and Further Research; Note; References
Can SPACs Ensure M & A Success?Introduction; Attractiveness of SPACs to Investors; Capital Configuration of SPACs; SPAC Investment Versus PE Investment; Mutual Trust; How Different are SPAC-Led Acquisitions?; Creators of SPACs and the Management Team; Literature Review on Post-Acquisition SPAC Endurance; Post-Acquisition SPAC Survival Strategy; Leadership for SPAC Success; Conclusion; Notes; References; Mergers and Acquisitions Revisited: The Role of Business Model Relatedness; Introduction; Dimensions of Relatedness; Business Model Relatedness
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
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 18, 2017)
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 Cooper, Cary L., editor
Finkelstein, Sydney, editor.
ISBN 9781787430082