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Building IT Resources for Post-Acquisition IS Integration in Novice Acquirers

@inproceedings{Wynne2018BuildingIR,
  title={Building IT Resources for Post-Acquisition IS Integration in Novice Acquirers},
  author={Peter Wynne},
  booktitle={PACIS},
  year={2018}
}
Despite much attention and research, mergers and acquisitions generally fail to deliver their anticipated value. One of the main causes of failure is ineffective post-acquisition IS integration. Research into this problem, has largely over looked the challenges novice acquirers face when developing their post-acquisition IS integration capability. This paper addresses this research gap by analyzing a novice acquirer's preparation through a two-and-a-half-year case study informed by 81 in-depth… Expand

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