TITLE

The Talent Hunt

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Avram
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/31/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the legal battle between IBM and Dell Inc. over David Johnson, the former mergers and acquisitions (M&A) chief for IBM poached by rival Dell. It explains how poaching a competitor's corporate development executive would benefit Dell. It relates the outlook of Al Farrell, a managing partner with Salovey & Associates, on the claims of IBM that the poaching of Johnson would enable Dell to take a look at the inside knowledge of IBM. It explores the impact of the issue on the role of corporate development officers in organizations.
ACCESSION #
44148594

 

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