Description

Successful Foreign Acquisitions investigates two cross-border acquisitions with the aim of looking at the role of management accounting in the process and drawing useful lessons about the acquistion and integration process for practioners. The authors: *identify the acquisition strategy and examine its added value *evaluate the strategy in both cultural and economic terms *consider the required management control systems needed to implement the strategy and compare this with the actual control systems used * review what performance measures would be needed to encourage managers to deliver and compare these with the actual measures introduced * consider how environmental and cultural differences impact on this process

Readership

Accountants; management; CFOs; CEOs

Table of Contents

Introduction; Literature review- Anglo-German Differences; Literature Review- The Acquisition Process; The Research Framework; Case Study One- UK Parent and German Subsidiary; Case Study Two- German Parent and UK Subsidiary; Discussion and Conclusions; Lessons to be Learned from Case Studies; Appendicies.

Details

No. of pages:
112
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
CIMA Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080489766
Print ISBN:
9780750661720

About the authors