Successful Foreign Acquisitions

1st Edition

The Pivotal Role of the Management Accountant

Editors:

  • Tony Appleyard
  • Simon Pallett
  • Successful Foreign Acquisitions

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    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
    Print ISBN:
    9780750661720
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080489766