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Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 6 (Advances in by Cary L Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein

By Cary L Cooper, Sydney Finkelstein

Mergers and acquisitions stay a chief car of development for firms world wide. not just within the usa and Europe, but in addition in Japan, China, India, Brazil and in other places senior executives are making large bets at the way forward for their businesses. With such severe scrutiny on the earth of industrial, it isn't magnificent that educational learn on mergers and acquisitions has been equally strong. the subjects diversity from procedure, to organizational integration, tradition, management, human source making plans, and monetary research. equally, the theories delivered to undergo to assist comprehend mergers and acquisitions diversity from top echelons idea 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 examine box - experiences from students in numerous nations, with assorted study questions, and counting on various theoretical views. this kind of huge, and inclusive, method of mergers and acquisitions isn't really simply replicated in educational journals, with a lot narrower mandates and metrics. The collections released every year supply innovative rules by way of best students on an international scale. Doing so not just broadens the questions being studied, but additionally is helping researchers think about the inter-relationships between varied views. within the base line, tips to construct realizing round a subject matter as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be either integrative, and expansive, in number of examine questions and theoretical underpinnings."Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions" deals this specified point of view, no longer simply discovered in other places, that might 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 thoughts worldwide, educational study on mergers and acquisitions hasn't ever been extra very important.

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