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    Organizational Psychology of mergers and acquisitions

    Oancea, Camelia and Kamau, Caroline (2020) Organizational Psychology of mergers and acquisitions. Taylor & Francis / Routledge. ISBN 9781315747156.

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    Organizational Psychology of Mergers and Acquisitions provides a comprehensive perspective that helps you understand, empathise and protect the wellbeing of employees who experience mergers and acquisitions. This book gives a state-of-the-art review that crosses different subjects within psychology including psychobiology, neuroscience, social psychology, interpersonal relationships, and organizational psychology. This book discusses why many employees think of mergers or acquisitions as scary or threatening events, why negative emotions are prevalent, their psychobiological impact and how to assess employees’ emotional responses using a new toolkit. It helps readers learn what counts as good leadership, considering the role of charisma, personality, context and information processing abilities. This book includes the issue of organizational learning, and the relevance of occupational health and safety to due diligence about mergers and acquisitions through case studies about organizations sued for cancer or cancer-related mortality after a merger or acquisition. This book is mandatory reading for students, academics, and practitioners working with organizations experiencing a merger or an acquisition such as consultants, human resource professionals, psychologists, occupational health professionals, and employees involved in strategy, management, or people development.


    Item Type: Book
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Organizational Psychology; mergers and acquisitions; employees; work; employment; organizational change; employee emotions; systematic review; mergers and acquisitions; psychology; stress; uncertainty; fear; management; occupational health; employee wellbeing; group processes; leadership; knowledge management; systematic review; cancer and work; organizational liability; lawsuits; organizational learning; leadership and mergers; leadership and acquisitions; mergers; acquisitions; cross-cultural psychology; hostility; employee turnover; organizational commitment; organizational identity; workplace stress; measuring employees' emotions; social identity theory; self-categorization theory; history of mergers and acquisitions; types of mergers and acquisitions; review.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Medical Humanities, Centre for
    Depositing User: Dr. Caroline Kamau-Mitchell
    Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2021 14:34
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:06

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