Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 6

Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 6

by S. Finkelstein C.L. Cooper
     
 

Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions brings together a series of articles on this topic from academics around the world with the expressed purpose of enhancing our knowledge of the entire M&A process, from strategic analysis to integration. It is the diversity of perspectives in particular that creates an opportunity to learn from others, each article representing… See more details below

Overview

Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions brings together a series of articles on this topic from academics around the world with the expressed purpose of enhancing our knowledge of the entire M&A process, from strategic analysis to integration. It is the diversity of perspectives in particular that creates an opportunity to learn from others, each article representing an important piece of the overall puzzle, with the ultimate goal being to boost our understanding of the determinants, process, and consequences, of mergers and acquisitions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762313815
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date:
09/04/2007
Series:
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions Series
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


List of Contributors     vii
Introduction     ix
The Group Psychology of Mergers & Acquisitions: Lessons from the Social Identity Approach   Johannes Ullrich   Rolf van Dick     1
Pre-Merger Identification: Ties with the Past Bind Us to the Future?   Shandana Abedin   Gary Davies     17
A Comparative Overview of the Impact of Cultural Diversity on Inter-Organisational Encounters   Satu Teerikangas     37
Motive Archetypes in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): The Implications of a Configurational Approach to Performance   Duncan Angwin     77
Explaining the Effect of M&A on Technological Performance   Maria Chiara Di Guardo   Giovanni Valentini     107
Stock Market Reactions to Knowledge-Motivated Acquisitions   Ricardo Romero Gerbaud   Anne S. York     127
The Importance of Target Firm Customers in Acquisitions of Technology-Based Firms   Margaret Dalziel     157
Acquiring Biopharmaceutical Research: Is Market Approval a Deal Breaker?   Karen Ruckman     171

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