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Managing emotions in mergers and acquisitions

Author: Kusstatscher, Verena ; Cooper, Cary L.Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 212 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1845420810Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Managing Emotions in Mergers and Acquisitions Contents List of figures and tables Acknowledgments 1 Introduction 1.1 Why a book about emotions in mergers and acquisitions is needed 1.2 MandAs and management challenges 1.3 MandAs and research challenges 1.4 Objectives and contribution 1.5 Organization of the study PART I UNDERSTANDING MandAs AND EMOTIONS 2 The MandA process 2.1 The merger phenomenon 2.2 The `tough' `soft factors' of mergers and acquisitions 2.3 The merger syndrome 3 Post-merger integration as a change of social identity 3.1 Social identity theory 3.2 Post-merger integration from a social identity perspective 3.3 Social identity theory and emotions 3.4 Conditions for the creation of a common social identity 4 Emotions in post-merger integration 4.1 Theoretical bases 4.2 Emotions in MandA literature 4.3 MandAs as cause of emotions 4.4 MandA outcomes as effect of emotions 4.5 Development of a conceptual framework PART II CASE STUDIES ON EMOTIONS IN MandAs 5 Purpose vii viii 1 1 2 4 6 7 11 11 17 25 31 32 34 36 40 46 46 60 63 64 75 79 vi Contents 6 Information gathering and how to measure emotions 6.1 Which approaches to emotion measurement have been used in past studies? 6.2 Methods and techniques to study emotions in MandAs 6.3 Interview guideline for the case studies 6.4 Selection of the cases 6.5 Procedure 7 Emotions 7.1 The `temperature curve' 7.2 Collective versus individual emotions 7.3 Different kinds of emotions 7.4 Positive and negative emotions 8 Managerial communication 8.1 Importance of communication 8.2 The announcement 8.3 Communication frequency and intensity 8.4 Rumours 8.5 Media releases and public opinion 9 Managerial behaviour 9.1 Implementation of MandA strategies 9.2 Integration activities 9.3 Convincing people 9.4 Dismissals 10 MandA Outcomes 10.1 Employees' identification and commitment 10.2 Employees' job satisfaction 10.3 Relationships 10.4 Perceived performance PART III CONCLUSIONS 11 Discussions 11.1 Recapturing emotions in MandAs 11.2 Limitations of the study 11.3 Implications for future studies 11.4 Implications for management Bibliography Index 81 81 85 88 94 98 101 102 107 108 110 112 112 112 117 120 121 124 125 129 132 134 145 145 148 150 153 157 157 164 166 169 175 203

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