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Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 8 by Sydney Finkelstein

By Sydney Finkelstein

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Similarly, a collaborative strategy intended to take advantage of collective knowledge and resources and the creation of a new ‘‘best of both worlds’’ culture is dependent on some degree of cultural consensus and the preservation of certain critical values of importance to both organizations (Graves, 1981). Therefore, from the perspective of deal makers, cultural compatibility refers to a situation where there is (i) agreement as to the proposed integration strategy and mode of acculturation and (ii) acquired cultures are easily displaced or blend together well.

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