Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Growth through Acquisitions

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in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, Mie Augier and David J. Teece (Eds.) (2013)

Acquisitions are among the most powerful tools for achieving corporate growth. Carried out well, acquisitions can provide a strong platform for growth and survival. Carried out badly, acquisitions lead to quick decline and failure. It is therefore crucial to examine when acquisitions constitute the right tool to execute firm's growth strategy and how to manage them effectively.