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Title Advances in mergers and acquisitions / edited by Sydney Finkelstein, Cary L. Cooper ; contributors Duncan Angwin [and fifteen others].

Publication Info. Bingley, England : Emerald, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (213 pages)
Series Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions ; v. 13
Advances in mergers and acquisitions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Contents Front Cover; Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction; (Dis)Aggregating Alliance, Joint Venture, and Merger and Acquisition Performance: A Meta-Analysis; Introduction; Theoretical Background; The Performance of Expansion Strategies; Data and Methods; Literature Search; Criteria for Inclusion; HOMA Procedure; Effect Size Comparison Procedure; Results; HOMA Results; Effect Size Comparison Results; Discussion; Summary of Results; Unpacking the Performance of Expansion Strategies; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References; Appendix.
The Influence of Complementary Resources on Firm Boundary DecisionsIntroduction; Uncertainty and Firm Investment; Firm Boundary Decisions; Internal Development; Alliances; Acquisition; Market Transactions; Discussion; Research Implications; Implications for Practice; Limitations and Future Research; Conclusion; References; Technological Similarity in Acquisitions and Innovative Performance Revisited: Does the Nature of Technology Matter?; Introduction; Theory and Hypotheses; Technological Similarity; Operationalizing Technological Similarity; Complex and Discrete Technology Industries.
Data and MethodsDependent and Independent Variables; Control Variables; Methodology; Results; Discussion and Conclusion; Notes; References; Organizational Spillovers of Divestiture Activity to M & A Decision-Making; Theory and Hypotheses; Divestiture Capabilities and Organizational Spillovers; Divestiture Capabilities and the M & A Pre-Acquisition Process; Methodology; Data and Sample; Dependent Variables; Independent Variables; Control Variables; Econometric Method; Results; Discussion and Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References.
Chinese Cross-Border M & A: Past Achievement, Contemporary Debates and Future DirectionIntroduction; A Multilevel Tentative Model in Understanding Extant Research; Institutional Level; Organizational Level; Individual Level; Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Research; Justification for Qualitative Research; Process Perspective in M & A; Future Research Areas in Chinese Overseas M & A; Negotiation -- Pre-M & A; Learning and Knowledge Management -- Pre- and Post-M & A; Leadership and HRM -- Post-M & A; Concluding Remarks; Acknowledgment; References.
Structure First! Temporal Dynamics of Structural and Cultural Integration in Cross-Border AcquisitionsIntroduction; Prior Research on Acquisition Integration Dynamics; Organizational Fit; Post-Acquisition Change Processes; Temporal Dynamics of Integrative Actions; Research Methods; Research Design; Data Collection; Data Analysis; Research Setting; Case Descriptions; Structural and Cultural Fit; Results; The First Interdependency: Cultural Differences Moderating the Progress of Structural Integration; The Impact of National Cultures on the Progress of Structural Integration.
Summary This series focuses on three characteristics - studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale.
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Subject Business intelligence.
Consolidation and merger of corporations.
Organizational change -- Management.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Finkelstein, Sydney, editor.
Cooper, Cary L., editor.
Angwin, Duncan, contributor.
Other Form: Print version: Advances in mergers and acquisitions. Bingley, England : Emerald, ©2014 ix, 200 pages 9781783509706
ISBN 9781783509928 (electronic bk.)
1783509929 (electronic bk.)