Mergers: Leadership, Performance and Corporate Health by D. FubiniMergers: Leadership, Performance and Corporate Health by D. Fubini

Mergers: Leadership, Performance and Corporate Health

byD. Fubini, C. Price, M. Zollo

Hardcover | October 24, 2006

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Drawing on their own extensive integration experience, the systematic analysis of 167 mergers, and cutting edge academic research, the authors of this book identify the common leadership challenges to be tackled for the achievement of what we call 'corporate health', the most thorough and sustainable test of merger success.
DAVID FUBINI is a Director of McKinsey and Company, Inc., United States/Boston Office. He is the long time leader of the Firm's Worldwide Post Merger Practice and has also served as the North American Leader of the Organization Practice. He also led the Boston Office of the Firm for over a decade. Fubini has been with the firm for over...
Title:Mergers: Leadership, Performance and Corporate HealthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:143 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.44 inPublished:October 24, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230019722

ISBN - 13:9780230019720


Table of Contents

The Elusive Healthy Merger Creating the New Company at the Top Communicating the Corporate Story Establishing a New Performance Culture Championing External Stakeholders Fostering Momentum and Learning Shaping Your Leadership Role Works Cited Acknowledgements

Editorial Reviews

'Mergers is a refreshing glimpse into the classic dilemma of makingacquisitions that actually work. By shifting the spotlight fromintegration teams to executive leadership, the authors sketch a smartand yet unexpected playbook of the 5 essential actions that only seniorexecutives can take. A must read for executives at both buyers andsellers.' - Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, S. W. Ascherman Professor of Strategy, Stanford University, Co-author, Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos'Mergers: Leadership, Performance and Corporate Health is not just for those who are contemplating mergers and acquisitions. There is much in the book that is of value to any business leader looking to improve corporate health. It contains simple but powerful truths about communications, management structure and customer care that we all need to apply.' - John Varley, Group Chief Executive, Barclays Bank PLC'The authors have combined their professional experience, advising leading CEOs, with a detailed academic understanding of the issues surrounding mergers to produce a provocative guide on how CEOs can move their companies to a higher level of performance through an expansive view of merger integration. It is an approach CEOs will have to emulate as the merger game gets tougher and more expensive and the payback ever more elusive.' - Larry Glasscock, CEO of Wellpoint (largest US health care ensurer)'... this is a thorough analysis that should be required reading for any CEO embarking on any... M&A programme, if they want to improve the probability of success...' - Professional Manager