publication . Article . 2014

HiQ International Company: A Case Study of Operational Effectiveness post Merger and Acquisition

Belle Selene Xia;
Open Access
  • Published: 05 Mar 2014 Journal: International Journal of Business Administration, volume 5 (issn: 1923-4007, eissn: 1923-4015, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciedu Press
Abstract
Mergers and acquisitions occur in a dynamic process in which resource allocation and organization structures are restructured in response to new challenges. Analyzing mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector using the empirical case of HiQ International Ab shows that management efficiency post merger and acquisition requires the reallocation of resources where traditions and culture are broken resulting in numerous side effects of change. In addition, the management morale in the business world may significant differ from what was assumed in the traditional literature on this subject matter. As a matter of fact, if profit maximization is one of the key ...
Subjects
free text keywords: mergers and acquisitions, management efficiency, Software, business.industry, business, Mergers and acquisitions, Incentive, Resource allocation, Organizational structure, Industrial organization, Economics, Matter of fact, Divestment, Finance, Profit maximization
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