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Patist, Jonas (author)
This work investigates company performance measurement in case of a merger by applying a composite indicator for measuring company performance from economic and environmental perspectives. <br/>The recent merger between Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (MVMs) Peugeot Société Anonyme (PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has drawn attention due to...
master thesis 2023
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Manolopoulos, Ioannis (author)
This thesis’ research concerns the time-dynamics of a complex geographical network of municipalities, i.e. the Dutch Municipality Network over the period 1830-2019. By analysing 190 years of socioeconomic statistical data and applying contemporary tooling from network science and geographic information systems (GIS), the findings from this...
master thesis 2022
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Blank, J.L.T. (author), Niaounakis, T.K. (author)
Local governments may seek efficient public service delivery through scaling up production, and the quest for the optimal local government size has attracted extensive attention of scholars and policy makers. Indeed, if scale matters for local government efficiency, increasing size may be a key factor in achieving more value for money for...
journal article 2021
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Langhout, T.J. (author), van Leeuwen, S.A.J. (author), Ort, C.I. (author), Volkers, W.S. (author)
The Deal Analytics group of PricewaterhouseCoopers Amsterdam has requested a tool for automatising the business-to-business customer analysis. This analysis was performed manually, which left room for performance improvement. This report discusses how the a product was developed which automates the analyses After two weeks of initial research, a...
bachelor thesis 2020
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Offerman, Rochus (author)
In the last decade, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&amp;A) activity steadily enlarged, where global deal making continues to rise. While the M&amp;A activity is increasing, it is the technology sector with the fastest growing number of transitions. Even though M&amp;A are widely used for financial research purposes, there is plenty yet to be...
master thesis 2019
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Titulaer, Tibbe (author)
In 2018, both of Amsterdam’s academic hospitals(VUmc &amp; AMC) officially merged into the Amsterdam UMC. As part of thismerger two neonatal Intensive care units (NICU) are merging as well. Thisproject aims to increase the job satisfaction of NICU nurses in thispost-merger department. <b>TheNICU nurse</b><br/> A neonatal...
master thesis 2019
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Ratcliffe, Chris (author), Dimovski, Bill (author), Keneley, Monica (author)
Mergers and acquisitions are a feature of modern economies. However, research on conventional bidding firms in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) has shown, on average, shareholders are worse off in the long-run (Alexandridis, Mavrovitis and Travlos, 2012). This study examines the long-term post merger performance of US Equity Real Estate...
conference paper 2017
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Conijn, J. (author)
Increasing competition in today’s markets leads to an increasing need for companies to be competitive. One factor that affects how competitive companies can be, is how innovative they are. Companies therefore want to be innovative, which can be challenging. One way of being innovative is to use innovations created by others. When two companies...
master thesis 2016
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Feij, M.W. (author)
Purpose - Mergers & acquisitions (M&As) have become a common way to rapidly acquire skills, assets and/or market share in today’s business environment. After a deal is signed, integration processes in the post-merger phase often serve to realize the expected benefits from the M&A. Since IT is increasingly intertwined with the way that firms...
master thesis 2013
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Ester, F.P.F. (author)
This thesis research aimed to improve M&A preperation processes related wit IT. By combining IT process and IT value driven components with the aim to complement current IT Due Diligence analysis by providing more insights in IT integration issues. Thereby contributing to the feasibility of the IT integration phase.
master thesis 2012
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Bijwaard, J. (author)
Building on the experience built up from the management of more than 30 integration project, the objective of this research as been to improve the post-acquisition HR integration approach of Philips New Venture Integration, based on a gap analysis between the current model approach actual HR integration processes employed during the integration...
master thesis 2012
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Van Valkenburg, E.A. (author)
Companies do a lot of mergers and acquisitions as part of their corporate strategy. This has been a trend for some time now. Another important trend is that companies use increasing amounts of IT in their business to accomplish different things. The complexity of integrating IT systems during an M&A is something that is often forgotten when...
master thesis 2011
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Van der Marel, J.M. (author)
The situation of two companies in a merger presents unique challenges to IT network integration, because both companies have an existing IT network. These networks might not be compatible and would need to be changed to be able to support the combined business process after the merger has taken place. Research on mergers and acquisitions has...
master thesis 2011
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Van Bortel, G. (author), Mullins, D. (author), Gruis, V. (author)
Mergers among housing associations have become a frequent phenomenon in both the Netherlands and England. The general literature on mergers highlights the need for research to consider the wider political and business environment, managerial motives and strategic choices, to adopt a process perspective and to evaluate outcomes in relation to...
journal article 2010
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