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A few good women—on top management teams
Abstract Our study extends the upper echelon framework to gender diversity in top management teams (TMTs), a topic that has received little attention in management. We study the direct impact ofExpand
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DIVERSIFICATION AND TOP MANAGEMENT TEAM COMPLEMENTARITY: IS PERFORMANCE IMPROVED BY MERGING SIMILAR OR DISSIMILAR TEAMS?
This study examines the impact of complementary top management teams (defined as differences in functional backgrounds between the acquiring and acquired firm managers) on post-acquisitionExpand
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Acquisition Premiums, Subsequent Workforce Reductions and Post-Acquisition Performance
This study suggests that paying acquisition premiums leads to workforce reductions in the merged firm, which in turn results in poorer post-acquisition performance. This issue is important toExpand
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Supplier Selection Practices among Small Firms in the United States: Testing Three Models
One of the issues investigated in recent studies on small business enterprises involves the role of supply chain management. Supply chain management has become an important part of strategic planningExpand
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Mergers and Acquisitions: Overcoming Pitfalls, Building Synergy, and Creating Value
A) represent a popular strategy used by firms for many years, but the success of this strategy has been limited. In fact, several reviews have shown that, on average, firms create little or no value byExpand
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A few good women - on top management teams
AbstractOur study extends the upper echelon framework to gender diversity in top management teams (TMTs), a topic that has received littleattention in management. We study the direct impact ofExpand
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The impact of work force reduction on subsequent performance in major mergers and acquisitions: an exploratory study
Abstract Several large firms in Corporate America in the 1990s have engaged in a major merger or acquisition with a firm in the same industry. One of the main motives behind such combinations is toExpand
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The influence of mergers on firms' product‐mix strategies
This study draws on the institutional and resource-based theories of the firm and examines whether multi-product firms use mergers as a strategic tool to reconfigure their product-mix towardExpand
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Understanding supplier selection practices: Differences between u.s. And korean executives
Over the past decades, U.S. firms have increasingly explored strategic supply chain partnerships with Asian firms. Although shaken by the financial crises in 1997, Asian firms also continue to makeExpand
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