TITLE

Managing the human side of cross-border acquisitions in South Korea

AUTHOR(S)
Froese, Fabian Jintae; Pak, Yong Suhk; Chong, Li Choy
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of World Business;Jan2008, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract: Since the Asian financial crisis of 1997�1998, Korea has experienced a dramatic influx of foreign capital directed toward ailing Korean firms. This study shows how three Western companies integrated the human resources and organizational cultures of their Korean target firms and how Korean employees responded to the implemented changes. Data revealed that changes in human resource management and organizational culture were not only tolerated but even appreciated by the employees of Korean target firms. However, organizational culture changes encouraging more individualism and contradicting Confucian values were negatively perceived. The paper concludes with a discussion of the study''s practical implications and limitations.
ACCESSION #
28405362

 

Related Articles

  • Cognitive Bias and their Implications on the Financial Market. Longen Zindel, Márcia; Zindel, Thilo Martin; Grangeiro Quirino, Marcelo // International Journal of Engineering & Technology;Jun2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p11 

    Behavioral Finance is a science that encompasses the knowledge of finance, economics and cognitive psychology in order to understand the investment decision making process. The main objective of this paper is to demonstrate that the emergence of behavioral finance contributes to a better...

  • Cities must invest in people to rebound.  // Central Penn Business Journal;5/18/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p16 

    The author discusses the need of city governments in Harrisburg and York in Pennsylvania to invest in people in an effort to recover from the economic crisis in 2012 in the country.

  • Top 10 E-Mailed Stories.  // Bond Buyer;11/19/2007, Vol. 262 Issue 32757, p36 

    The article lists "The Bond Buyer" top ten e-mailed stories as of November 16, 2007 which includes "Muni CDS Market Grows With Subprime Woes," "Tallahassee Opts Out of Ambac Insurance," and "UBS Joins Others in Cutting Muni Jobs."

  • These Financial Times.  // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);9/23/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p3 

    The article presents the authors' insight on the relation of the government, federal reserves and bank institutions as well as its implication in the financial crises.

  • Not quite a perfect science. Ash, Timothy Garton // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);2/9/2016, p9 

    In the article, the author discusses issues in the global financial markets as of early 2016, particularly the move by top academic economists to challenge the mathematical models used in the financial markets due to the recent global financial crisis.

  • Accentuate the Negative. Buchanan, Leigh // Inc.;1999 Inc. Technology 3, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p15 

    Analyzes the concept of negative space in knowledge management. How this concept affects the success of a company; Discussion on effective knowledge management; How company product-development teams could benefit from knowledge management.

  • Knowledge scheme improves manager performance levels.  // Personnel Today;5/21/2002, p4 

    Reports the success of the knowledge management program of Nortel Networks in Great Britain. Alleviation of productivity and staff performance; Availability of company information in the Intranet; Awareness of the staff on relevant knowledge.

  • Knowledge Development. Cohen, Debra J. // HR Magazine;Jan2003, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p112 

    Deals with the role of knowledge development in human resource (HR) management. Definition of knowledge development in human resource; Significance of knowledge development to HR professionals; Mission of the American Society for Personnel Administration in 1948; Objective of the Society for...

  • Storing, Shaping and Sharing Collective Wisdom. Greengard, Samuel // Workforce;Oct98, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p82 

    Focucses on how companies in the United States can implement knowledge sharing in their workplaces. Benefits offered by knowledge sharing; Advantages offered by knowledge management (KM); Forms of KM; Ways on how human resource departments can take part in KM.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics