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Reap exceptional value from M&A;: manage it as a core competence

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Purpose: Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) have become the preferred growth strategy for many executives. However, simply “doing deals” is not enough to create a competitive advantage for their companies. Only focusing on M&A as a financial transaction is too narrow of an approach, which is easily duplicated across firms. Using Woodward, Inc. as a case example, this article shows how using an actionable, end-to-end process model, and embedding integrated capabilities within the organ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1108/SL-05-2018-0054

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Said Business School
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited Publisher's website
Journal:
Strategy and Leadership Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
5
Pages:
17-25
Publication date:
2018-09-01
Acceptance date:
2018-06-21
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EISSN:
1087-8572
ISSN:
0094-064X
Source identifiers:
859234
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pubs:859234
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uuid:ee5277b1-9f54-49dd-b306-5ef6d28cc284
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pubs:859234
Deposit date:
2018-06-25

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