Search for dissertations about: "acquisitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the word acquisitions.

  1. 1. MAKING ACQUISITIONS

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies

    Author : Michael Grant; Fredrik Nilsson; Lars Frimanson; Riikka Sarala; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; acquisition-making; acquisition organization; capital investment; decision; decision-making; intuitive expertise; management control systems; merger and acquisition; secrecy; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines acquisition-making, that is, activities and events leading up to the completion or cancellation of an acquisition. Acquisition-making involves people, from various areas of expertise, who are managed by and organized in what in this thesis is called a professional acquisition organization (PAO). READ MORE

  2. 2. Suppliers in mergers and acquisitions : a study of relationship changes and synergy realisation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University

    Author : Johan Holtström; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; suppliers; mergers; acquisitions; synergy; relationship changes; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Mergers and Acquisitions seem to be a relatively frequent phenomenon in business life. Even though the number of mergers and acquisitions may seem low, these companies have important relationships with their customers and suppliers, meaning that the number of companies potentially affected by a merger or an acquisition will be many. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ambiguities Thereafter - An Interpretive Approach to Acquisitions

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Anette Risberg; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mergers; employee experiences; communication; Acquisitions; ambiguity; Organizational science; Organisationsteori;

    Abstract : While the human side of mergers and acquisitions is increasingly focused in both research and practice, it still suffers from several forms of oversimplifications. This study addresses the problem of how various employees interpret objectives, corporate identity and other meanings associated with the post-acquisition process, and what roles these multiple interpretations play during this critical process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Entrepreneurial Dynamics and Acquisitions of New Technology-Based Firms

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Jing Xiao; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business groups; New technology-based firms NTBFs ; Acquisitions; Entrepreneurial dynamics; Acquisition effects; Survival; Firm growth; Business cycle; Multinational enterprises MNEs ; Longitudinal data; Discrete-time duration models; Competition risks models; Fixed effects model; Inverse-probability-of-treatment weights IPTW ; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the evolution of new technology-based firms (NTBFs) based on solid empirical material for the Swedish economy. NTBFs are argued to be one important type of entrepreneurial firms that contribute to technology change, knowledge spillovers, and economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turbulence in Business Networks A Longitudinal Study of Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcies Involving Swedish IT-companies

    University dissertation from Ekonomihögskolan

    Author : Peter Dahlin; Virpi Havila; Peter Thilenius; Hans Kjellberg; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; business networks; change; dynamics; forces; IT; mergers; acquisitions; bankruptcies; turbulence; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The end of the twentieth centry, and the beginning of the twenty-first, was a revolving period with many mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcies among Swedish IT-companies. Such events are likely to affect more than just the companies directly involved, i.e. READ MORE