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Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions

Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions
The chapters published in this volume provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars, and help to inform mergers and acquisitions research around the world
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  • Front Cover -- Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- About the Editors and Authors -- Introduction -- Alliances to Acquisitions: A Road Map to Advance the Field of Strategic Management -- Introduction -- Comparing Alliances and Acquisitions -- Literature Review: From Alliance to Acquisition -- Future Contributions within the Dominant Theoretical Traditions -- Behavioral Theory of the Firm: Prior Experience, Organizational Learning, and Decision-Making -- Transaction Cost Economics -- Real Options Theory -- Resource-Based View -- Network Theory -- Conclusion -- References -- Pre-M&A "Leadership"?: Might Behavioral Due Diligence Assessment Be the Answer? -- Introduction -- Definitions -- Current State of Affairs -- Pre-Merger Importance: Limited Publications and Anemic Research -- M&A Processes and Research Agenda -- The What and Why of BDD: Working Definition and Value Add -- Expanding DD: "Human" and Culture Assessments -- BDD and Culture Tools -- The Leader and Manager: Tasks and Actions -- BDD of and from the Leader and Manager: Why It's Important and Merits Assessment -- Conclusion: Current State of Affairs and Going Forward -- Where Do We Go From Here? -- References -- The Decision to Retain and Reduce Human Resources in Mergers and Acquisitions -- Introduction -- Conceptual Issues in Human Capital of M&As -- The Difficulty in Consolidating Human Resources -- Organizational Fit -- Corporate Culture -- National Culture -- Cultural Fit: Considering a Corporate and National Cultural Audit -- Human Capital Audit -- The Type of M&A Influences the Post-M&A Workforce -- Results -- Corporate Culture and Human Resources -- How Does Corporate Culture in an M&A Impact Those Decisions Associated with Human Resources? -- Retention or Release?
  • How Are Employees of Targeted Organizations Selected for Retention or Dismissal? -- To Stay or to Leave? -- Are Targeted M&A Firms More Likely to Lose Employees? -- Personnel Decisions Impact Stock Price -- Conclusion -- References -- Strategic Investment Appraisal: Multidisciplinary Perspectives -- Introduction -- Strategic Investment Appraisal -- Strategic Investment Appraisal Approaches -- The Balanced Scorecard -- Real Options Analysis -- Value Chain Analysis -- Technology Roadmapping -- Benchmarking -- The Cognitive Perspective of Strategic Investment Appraisal -- Conclusions and Further Research -- Note -- References -- Can SPACs Ensure M&A Success? -- Introduction -- Attractiveness of SPACs to Investors -- Capital Configuration of SPACs -- SPAC Investment Versus PE Investment -- Mutual Trust -- How Different are SPAC-Led Acquisitions? -- Creators of SPACs and the Management Team -- Literature Review on Post-Acquisition SPAC Endurance -- Post-Acquisition SPAC Survival Strategy -- Leadership for SPAC Success -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Mergers and Acquisitions Revisited: The Role of Business Model Relatedness -- Introduction -- Dimensions of Relatedness -- Business Model Relatedness -- The Acquisition of Related Business Models: The Role of Resource Transfer -- The Acquisition of Unrelated Business Models: The Role of Conflicting Identities -- Discussion -- Theoretical Implications -- Managerial Implications -- Limitations and Future Research Directions -- Conclusion -- References -- Training During Transitions: The Context of a Developing Economy -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework and Review of Literature -- Commitment -- Employee Feelings of Alienation -- Role of M&A-Related Training During M&A -- Training Initiatives and Employee Commitment -- Training Initiatives and Employee Feelings of Alienation
  • Exploration of Four M&A Transactions in a Developing Economy -- Research Methodology -- Results -- Implications and Limitations of the Study -- References -- Dissecting Post-Merger Integration Risk: The PMI Risk Framework -- Managing Post-Merger Integration -- Attention-Based View of PMI Risk -- Overview of Integration Risk -- Performance Risk -- Leadership Risk -- Relational Risk -- Components of Relational Risk -- Organizational Conditions Risk -- Communications -- Social Equality -- Individual Perceptions Risk -- Psychological Contract -- Social Identity -- Summary -- Further Reading -- Communications -- Social Equality -- Psychological Contract -- Social Identity -- References -- Getting Beyond Culture Clashes: A Process Model of Post-Merger Order Negotiation -- Introduction -- Evidence of Conflict in Mergers -- Values -- Intergroup Dynamics -- Uncertainty -- Studying Conflict in Merging Organizations -- Negotiating the Post-Merger Order -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- A Stakeholder Framework for Evaluating the Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions -- Introduction -- Stakeholder Theory -- Relationships with Stakeholders -- Ethicality of Stakeholder Theory -- Stakeholders -- Investment Bank Advisers -- Large Portfolio Managers -- Top Management and Their Relationships with Investment Bankers and Large Portfolio Managers -- Utilitarianism -- Ethical Approaches to M&A -- Method -- US Inc's Takeover of UK PLC -- The US Inc Chairperson and CEO -- The UK PLC Board and Senior Managers -- Investment Bank Advisers -- Portfolio Managers and Institutional Investors -- US Inc Shareholders -- Employees -- Customers -- Suppliers -- Test 1: Motivation and Origination -- Test 2: Are Legitimate Interests Threatened? -- Test 3 Are the Interests Vital and Can They Be Remedied/Ameliorated? -- Discussion -- Conclusion and Future Research -- Notes -- References
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