2 Perspectives on Post-acquisition Integration

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2 Perspectives on Post-acquisition Integration
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator
One can distinguish two perspectives when discussing acquisition integration:
1. Organizational Behavior Perspective towards Post-acquisition Integration (also called: 'Human Integration Perspective'): this perspective is concerned with creating satisfied employees, and ultimately a shared identity of the employees of both companies. This view thus focuses on the human side of M&As. According to this view, long run profitability can only be developed by efficient communication, by effective process management and by showing sensitivity to employees’ expectations and concerns.
2. Process Perspective towards Post-acquisition Integration (also called 'Task Integration Perspective'): in this view, the main objective of firms is value creation. It focuses on activities of the management team undertaken to guide post-acquisition integration. Although both strategic and organizational fit ...Sign up

3. Market Perspective Towards Post Acquisition Integration
David John Lynch
I agree with 1 and 2 above and would also include a market place perspective as the external business d...Sign up



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