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

By Cary L Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein

Mergers and acquisitions remain a first-rate automobile of development for firms all over the world. not just within the usa and Europe, but additionally in Japan, China, India, Brazil and in other places senior executives are making large bets at the way forward for their businesses. With such extreme scrutiny on the earth of industrial, it's not striking that educational examine on mergers and acquisitions has been equally strong. the subjects diversity from approach, to organizational integration, tradition, management, human source making plans, and monetary research. equally, the theories dropped at endure to assist comprehend mergers and acquisitions diversity from higher echelons thought 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 specialize in all 3 features that make up this learn field---studies from students in several nations, with assorted examine questions, hoping on assorted theoretical views. this kind of wide, 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 offer innovative principles via best students on an international scale. Doing so not just broadens the questions being studied, but additionally is helping researchers examine the inter-relationships between assorted views. within the bottom line, how to construct realizing round a subject as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be either integrative, and expansive, in collection of learn questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions deals this special viewpoint, no longer simply came upon in other places, that would aid students take into consideration mergers and acquisitions in new methods, development our wisdom base in this serious subject. In gentle of the big sums being invested in growth-via-acquisition suggestions worldwide, educational study on mergers and acquisitions hasn't ever been extra very important.

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