An implicit challenge is to coordinate the efforts of groups with different interests to realize expected gains. This means that acquisitions quickly go from numbers to considering the impacts on people, as achieving synergy requires clear communication of the implications of an acquisition to those impacted.
Decisions involving issues of sustainability tend to include an array of objective attributes along with highly subjective value judgments. Managers must find a way to factor qualitative attributes such as environmental, social, and ethical impact into the decision-making process.
SCCO International in association with Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and the Graziadio Business Review presents the 2nd annual report of CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies.
Rivalry has continued to increase in the U.S. domestic airline industry, driving most U.S. airlines to reduce capacity in the last few years.
In this current global downturn, Mergers & Acquisition activity has become quite robust.
The emergence of online discount brokerages, unbundling of services, and disintermediation are three trends that will continue to challenge the traditional role of the real estate broker.
The staging of a negotiation can have long-term ramifications on the relationship between the two parties.This article explores strategies surrounding this decision.
Human resource strategies for a recovering economy, based on the assumption of many economists that 2010 will be a “rebound year.”
Many factors contribute to volatile market behavior. This article explores a methodology that attempts to address these factors.
An interview with author Keith McFarland offers insight in business strategy and reveals why he is on the list of top business thinkers.
Simulation, an analytical tool from the management science field, can be of tremendous value in generating empirical evidence about auctions when actual data does not exist.
Minority business start-ups, increased spending power within minority communities, and supplier diversity are creating new opportunities for astute companies to realize first-mover advantages in emerging domestic markets.
It is not uncommon for a manufacturer to choose to “tie” its consumers’ purchase of one product to a required purchase of another. This paper examines the costs and benefits.
This analysis examines the U.S. airline industry, an example of the use of key success factors in an industry which by many estimates is mature and consolidating.
What are the factors necessary to develop a corporate strategy that creates long-term corporate success while at the same time creating value for the compa