1. Mergers and Acquisitions: An Update and Appraisal

  1. Gerard P. Hodgkinson BA., MSc., PhD Professor, Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board Member, Chartered Occupational Psychologist2 and
  2. Dr. J. Kevin Ford BS., MA., PhD Professor3
  1. Susan Cartwright

Published Online: 11 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029307.ch1

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

How to Cite

Cartwright, S. (2005) Mergers and Acquisitions: An Update and Appraisal, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20 (eds G. P. Hodgkinson and J. K. Ford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029307.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Leeds University Business School, The University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK; http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/http://www.aimresearch.org

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, 129 Psychology Research Building, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48824, USA; http://www.io.psy.msu.edu/jkf

Author Information

  1. Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470867105

Online ISBN: 9780470029305

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Keywords:

  • ‘mega-mergers’;
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&As);
  • quasi-mergers;
  • power dynamics;
  • assessment of management styles;
  • Nordea banking merger;
  • integration process variables;
  • Post-merger Identity;
  • organizational justice and equity theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pre-merger or Exogenous Variables

  • Integration Process Variables

  • Communication and Trust

  • Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes

  • Ultimate Performance

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References