Joining Forces Mergers Acquis Alliances / Edition 1

Joining Forces Mergers Acquis Alliances / Edition 1

by Mitchell Lee Marks, Philip H. Mirvis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787903507

ISBN-13: 9780787903503

Pub. Date: 12/12/1997

Publisher: Wiley

If 75% of all mergers fail, what makes the 25% succeed?

Mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are all the rage in today's business world. We have seen and will continue to see in the coming years major shifts in computers, electronics, banking/financial services, healthcare, and telecommunications. Large corporations as well as small, entrepreneurial

Overview

If 75% of all mergers fail, what makes the 25% succeed?

Mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are all the rage in today's business world. We have seen and will continue to see in the coming years major shifts in computers, electronics, banking/financial services, healthcare, and telecommunications. Large corporations as well as small, entrepreneurial companies are discovering significant strategic advantage when they merge or align business processes. Joining Forces is a guide to making these combinations successful.

From pre-merger planning to post-merger alignment, Mitchell Marks covers the three key components of a successful transition: hardware (organizational structure), software (policies and processes), and people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787903503
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/1997
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

SYNERGY IN MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, ALLIANCES.

The Elusive Equation.

Why Deals Go Sour.

THE PRECOMBINATION PHASE.

Strategic and Operational Preparation.

Psychological Preparation.

THE COMBINATION PHASE.

Leading the Combination.

The Transition Structure.

Managing Uncertainty and Stress.

The Clash of Cultures.

THE POSTCOMBINATION PHASE.

Building the New Organization and Culture.

Building Postcombination Teams.

REAPING THE REWARDS OF PRODUCTIVE COMBINATION.

Tracking and Learning from the Combination.

Joining Forces—Best Practices.

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