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European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM)

Dates:
November 25-26, 2010
Description:
2ND WORKSHOP ON CROSS-BORDER M&A: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Subject:
Special theme ??Cross-border M&A: challenges and opportunities in global business environment?? Cross border M&A are defined as M&As that involve an acquirer firm and a target firm whose headquarters are located in different home countries. Academics and practitioners discuss the challenges and opportunities present in the tumultuous global business environment. Conceptual and empirical research on strategic, cultural, organizational and financial aspects of cross border M&A are of interest for the workshop. Specifically, empirical researches and literature reviews of the state-of-the-art papers that allow identifying potential areas for future research have to focus on: a) Opportunities of investment, where are they and how do they get closed? b) External factors that are affecting cross-border M&A. Where are the markets and where are they going? c) Typology of operation. How to choose the deal? d) Implementation features. Which problems have to be faced? e) Organizational and cultural integration. Which cultural and organizational factors affect the integration??s process? f) Performance. How to evaluate the success? [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
F
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URL:
http://www.eiasm.org/frontoffice/event_announcement.asp?event_id=752

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