The Management of International Acquisitions

The Management of International Acquisitions

by John Child, David Faulkner, Robert Pitkethly
     
 

How much does national culture and management style influence acquisitions and post-acquisition management? The book explores the different ways in which companies from varying cultures and nationalities approach the task of integrating new UK acquisitions into their group, and examines the question of whether any one method of integration seems to be superior to… See more details below

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How much does national culture and management style influence acquisitions and post-acquisition management? The book explores the different ways in which companies from varying cultures and nationalities approach the task of integrating new UK acquisitions into their group, and examines the question of whether any one method of integration seems to be superior to another in terms of resultant performance of the newly-acquired subsidiary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198296324
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/03/2001
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
1Introduction1
2Acquisitions in a Globally Competitive Landscape7
3Post-acquisition Performance and Management19
4Theoretical Perspectives32
5National Management Practices50
6Scope and Methods62
7Trends in Post-acquisition Management76
8Integration and Control93
9Integration: A Closer Look126
10Processes of Post-acquisition Change143
11Human Resource Management166
12Performance after Acquisition181
13National Case Studies201
14Conclusion222
References237
Index249

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