Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Vol. 6 by Cary L Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein

By Cary L Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein

Mergers and acquisitions remain a prime motor vehicle of development for firms world wide. not just within the usa and Europe, but additionally in Japan, China, India, Brazil and somewhere else senior executives are making large bets at the way forward for their agencies. With such extreme scrutiny on the earth of commercial, it isn't fabulous that educational examine on mergers and acquisitions has been equally strong. the subjects variety from technique, to organizational integration, tradition, management, human source making plans, and fiscal research. equally, the theories delivered to endure to assist comprehend mergers and acquisitions diversity from top echelons concept to the source dependent view of the company, aggressive research, organizational belief, networks, wisdom administration, and others. What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions sequence stand out is its concentrate on all 3 features that make up this study field---studies from students in numerous international locations, with diverse study questions, counting on diverse theoretical views. any such vast, and inclusive, method of mergers and acquisitions isn't simply replicated in educational journals, with a lot narrower mandates and metrics. The collections released every year supply innovative rules through top students on a world scale. Doing so not just broadens the questions being studied, but in addition is helping researchers give some thought to the inter-relationships between diversified views. within the bottom line, the right way to construct knowing round a subject as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be either integrative, and expansive, in selection of learn questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions deals this exact point of view, now not simply stumbled on in different places, that might aid students take into consideration mergers and acquisitions in new methods, development our wisdom base in this severe subject. In mild of the big sums being invested in growth-via-acquisition innovations around the globe, educational examine on mergers and acquisitions hasn't ever been extra very important.

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