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The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions

Edited by: Annette Risberg , David R. King , Olimpia Meglio

Print publication date:  July  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415704663
eBook ISBN: 9780203761885
Adobe ISBN: 9781134497652

10.4324/9780203761885
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Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are events that attract considerable interest from academics and practitioners, and much research has been conducted into their impact on individuals, organizations and societies. Yet, despite all the existing research and the varied theoretical and methodological approaches employed, there remains more to learn about M&As.

The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions takes a detailed look at this multifacted subject using a novel framework of four domains – substantive issues, contextual issues, methodological issues and conceptual issues. Drawing on the expertise of its international team of contributors, the volume surveys the state of the field, including emerging and cutting-edge areas such as social network analysis and corporate branding.

This Companion will be a rich resource for students, researchers and practitioners involved in the study of M&As, and organizational and strategic studies more widely.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Acquisitions as an instrument of organizational adaptation through innovation Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Acquisitions as an adaptation strategy Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A framework of HR enablers for successful M&A integration Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Acquire or get acquired Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Opening the black box of acquisition capabilities Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Assessing the effects of the network of strategic alliances on M&A decisions Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Chinese and Indian M&As in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Engaged employees in M&A Download PDF
Chapter  10:  M&A and the firm’s corporate development portfolio Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The acquisition performance game Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Leadership, power, and collaboration in international mergers and acquisitions Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Reflecting on the use of mixed methods in M&A studies Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Event-study methodology in the context of M&As Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Institutional ethnography Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Merging networks Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Qualitative and longitudinal studies of mergers and acquisitions Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Mergers and acquisitions as multitude of processes Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Antecedents of anticipatory justice among acquired firm employees Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Toward a competitive dynamics perspective on value potential in M&A Download PDF
Chapter  21:  A literature review and a suggested future research agenda on speed of integration in M&A Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Causes and consequences of different types of identity threat Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Branding in mergers and acquisitions Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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