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The strategic implementation of acquisitions : the impact of human resource factors on acquired firm employees' perception about acquisition sucess
The goal of this study is to develop and test a conceptual
framework of the impact of selected human factors on acquired
firm lower level employees' perception toward acquisi tion
success. The variables selected for inclusion in the framework
have been identified from the following relevant literature in
the (1) post acquisition integration area, (2) management area,
and (3) strategy implementation area. The framework incorporates
direct effects of employees' involvement in the integration
process, extent of employees being informed about integration
activities, and the amount of company support on employees'
perceptions toward acquisition success. In addition, the level
of integration has been included in the framework as a possible
Based on two acquisi tions , made by one firm in the U. S.
banking industry, the study examines the above relationships with
a number of statistical techniques. These techniques includes correlation analysis, t-test, and regression analysis. Two
hundred and fifty four respondents completed the study employees'