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.
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
Accountants; management; CFOs; CEOs
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- 20th October 2003
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