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Making decisions in a pleasant climate of opinion

Making decisions in a pleasant climate of opinion Pinpoints that in the mid‐1990s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were not doing as well as they might, despite much head scratching, research and advice. Documents the massive merger of ASEA and Brown Boveri as an example of a major merger that was agreed very quickly, amid secrecy, using very few external experts, and producing excellent results. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Making decisions in a pleasant climate of opinion

The Antidote , Volume 3 (3): 2 – May 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006380
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Abstract

Pinpoints that in the mid‐1990s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were not doing as well as they might, despite much head scratching, research and advice. Documents the massive merger of ASEA and Brown Boveri as an example of a major merger that was agreed very quickly, amid secrecy, using very few external experts, and producing excellent results.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1998

Keywords: Mergers and acquisitions; Decision making; Management

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