Reflecting on the use of mixed methods in M&A studies

Authored by: David P. Kroon , Audrey Rouzies

The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions

Print publication date:  July  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415704663
eBook ISBN: 9780203761885
Adobe ISBN: 9781134497652


 Download Chapter



In the last decades there has been growing research interest in the factors that influence the success of mergers and acquisitions (hereafter M&As). However, scholars’ understanding of M&As is still limited (King et al. 2004). Since the mid nineties there has been a steady call for multidisciplinary approaches that would favor a better understanding of M&A integration processes as scholars increasingly see the post-M&A integration phase as critical to realizing the full value of the M&A (Cartwright and Cooper 1995; Larsson and Finkelstein 1999; Pablo 1994). These multidisciplinary approaches are a way to better grasp the complexity of post-M&A integration processes.

Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.