TITLE

Resisting the Urge to Merge

AUTHOR(S)
Sidle, Stuart D.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research brief of three studies being conducted on the psychological aspects of and employee reactions to corporate mergers. It references three studies by S. R. Giessner et al in a 2006 issue of "Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin." The studies focused on issues such as premerger perceptions, merger patterns, and employee attitudes. The first two studies involved hypothetical situations; the third study involved actual employees involved in a merger. The researchers found that group identity played a large part in merger attitudes.
ACCESSION #
21903485

 

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