Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; PART I NEW MODELS AND EMPIRICAL FINDINGS ON CONNECTIONS BETWEEN M & A STAGES; 1 The role of trust in mergers and acquisitions: a conceptual framework and empirical evidence; 2 Integration of international mergers and acquisitions: test of a new paradigm; PART II RESEARCH AGENDA AND THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT ON CONNECTION BETWEEN M & A STAGES AND CONTEXT VARIABLES; 3 A research agenda to increase merger and acquisition success; 4 Placing process factors along with contextual factors in merger and acquisition research.
5 The dynamics of knowledge transfer in mergers and acquisitionsPART III METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN M & A RESEARCH; 6 Merger and acquisition outcomes -- is it meaningful to talk about high failure rates?; 7 Researching mergers and acquisitions with the case study method: idiographic understanding of longitudinal integration processes; 8 Individual values and organizational culture during a merger: immovable objects or shifting sands?; PART IV NEW AND UNDEREXPLORED CONTEXT AND PROCESS VARIABLES IN VARIOUS M & A STAGES.
9 Facilitating mergers through management and organization of communication: an analysis of strategic communication in a cross-border merger10 Determinants of top management retention in cross border acquisitions; 11 Grief and the management of mergers and acquisitions; Index.
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