Description

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are a vital strategy for companies attempting to expand and diversify in China. It has been widely accepted that post-acquisition management is critical for acquisition success. Post-Acquisition Management in China provides a systematic examination of post-acquisition management and its impact on performance after takeover in the acquired Chinese companies. It looks at the various aspects of post-acquisition management including the nature and processes of post-acquisition changes, integration and control, and the association between the performance and post-acquisition management.

Key Features

  • Reports on a pioneering systematic study on post-acquisition management in China. This kind of data has never been published before
  • Based on extensive research data including 20 in-depth case studies and a survey of 300 companies
  • Replicates previous studies of post-acquisition management conducted in the UK and Brazil and offers valuable comparison findings

Readership

Students and academics in Asian studies and international business managers

Table of Contents

Theoretical perspectives of acquisition management; Post-acquisition management and performance; Research methods; Rationales of acquisitions in China; The nature of post-acquisition changes; Post-acquisition change process and performance; Post-acquisition management and performance: a closer look; Survey findings; Conclusion. Recommendations for management and government policy.

Details

No. of pages:
314
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781780632230
Print ISBN:
9781843345756

About the author

Yi He

Dr Yi He is Deputy Managing Director of Yi & Hong Business Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. He is also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Cass Business School, City University London. Prior to that, Dr. He was a Research Associate at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. He has taught in a variety of universities including the University of Birmingham and the University of Aston, and provided training courses for practitioners in the field on management of M&As, strategic alliances and SMEs.

Reviews

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are a vital strategy for companies attempting to expand and diversify in China. It has been widely accepted that post-acquisition management is critical for acquisition success. Post-Acquisition Management in China provides a systematic examination of post-acquisition management and its impact on performance after takeover in the acquired Chinese companies. It looks at the various aspects of post-acquisition management including the nature and processes of post-acquisition changes, integration and control, and the association between the performance and post-acquisition management.