The Role of Leadership in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Review of Recent Empirical Studies

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dr.. Riikka M. Sarala, Associate Professor of International Business (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: In this chapter, we examine the role of M&A (mergers and acquisitions) leadership by conducting a review of recent empirical studies on M&A leadership. Our aim is to provide an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning M&A leadership. More specifically, we examine how M&A leadership has been studied (i.e., study methods, data sources), where M&A leadership has been studied (i.e., geographic distribution, industries, level of analysis), which leadership M&A outcomes and M&A leadership perspectives have been examined, and finally, how M&A leadership influences post-M&A outcomes. This allows us to identify main areas of interest and provide suggestions for further research.

Additional Information

Publication
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions (Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Volume 13), pp. 181-200
Language: English
Date: 2014
Keywords
mergers, acquisitions, M&A, integration, leadership, review

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