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Finkelstein, Sydney

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Works: 65 works in 214 publications in 2 languages and 7,313 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HD2746.5, 658.162
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Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Sydney Finkelstein( file )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 869 libraries worldwide
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Why smart executives fail and what you can learn from their mistakes by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
"In Why Smart Executives Fail, Sydney Finkelstein unveils the extraordinary results of the largest research project ever devoted to leadership failure. Over the past six years, Professor Finkelstein and his team conducted hundreds of interviews with insiders at top companies that have risen and fallen - and, for some, risen again - to expose the root of these failures and to gain insight into the people behind them. One astonishing finding: businesses that seemed to have nothing in common turned out to have failed for exactly the same reasons. Even the excuses that failed managers offered turned out to be the same in case after case."--BOOK JACKET
Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Cary L Cooper( file )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
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Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Sydney Finkelstein( file )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Mergers and acquisitions continue to be a primary vehicle of growth for companies around the world. Not only in the United States and Europe, but also in Japan, China, India, Brazil and elsewhere senior executives are making huge bets on the future of their firms. With such intense scrutiny in the world of business, it is not surprising that academic research on mergers and acquisitions has been similarly robust. The topics range from strategy, to organizational integration, culture, leadership, human resource planning, and financial analysis. Similarly, the theories brought to bear to help understand mergers and acquisitions range from upper echelons theory to the resource based view of the firm, competitive analysis, organizational trust, networks, knowledge management, and others. What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions series stand out is its focus on all three characteristics that make up this research field - studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, and relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad, and inclusive, approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale. Doing so not only broadens the questions being studied, but also helps researchers consider the inter-relationships among different perspectives. In the final analysis, the best way to build understanding around a topic as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be both integrative, and expansive, in choice of research questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers this unique perspective, not easily found elsewhere, that will help scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in new ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic. In light of the enormous sums being invested in growth-via-acquisition strategies around the world, academic research on mergers and acquisitions has never been more important
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions series stand out is its focus on all three characteristics that make up this research field studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad, and inclusive, approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale. Doing so not only broadens the questions being studied, but also helps researchers consider the inter-relationships among different perspectives. In the final analysis, the best way to build understanding around a topic as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be both integrative, and expansive, in choice of research questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers this unique perspective, not easily found elsewhere, that will help scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in new ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic
Strategic leadership : theory and research on executives, top management teams, and boards by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
"This book integrates and assesses the vast and rapidly growing literature on strategic leadership, which is the study of top executives and their effects on organizations. Strategic Leadership synthesizes what is known about strategic leadership and indicates new research directions. The book is meant primarily for scholars who strive to assess and understand the phenomena of strategic leadership. It offers a considerable foundation on which professionals involved in executive search, compensation, appraisal, and staffing, as well as board members who evaluate executive performance and potential, might build their tools and perspectives."--BOOK JACKET
Think again : why good leaders make bad decisions and how to keep it from happening to you by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Packed with compelling stories from various industries and disciplines, 'Think Again' offers illuminating insights on the potential flaws in how we all make decisions
Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Sydney Finkelstein( file )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers a unique perspective that will help scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in new ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic
Breakout strategy : meeting the challenge of double-digit growth by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Sydney Finkelstein is a renowned management thinker and professor of strategy and leadership at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business, one of the top business schools in the United States. This book delivers insights into the practices of fast growth companies and models for duplicating their success. It features examples from companies all over the world, including Acer, Adidas, Costco, Samsung, and Texas Instruments
Strategic leadership : top executives and their effects on organizations by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions series stand out is its focus on all three characteristics that make up this research field studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad, and inclusive, approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale. Doing so not only broadens the questions being studied, but also helps researchers consider the inter-relationships among different perspectives. In the final analysis, the best way to build understanding around a topic as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be both integrative, and expansive, in choice of research questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers this unique perspective, not easily found elsewhere, that will help scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in new ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Mergers and acquisitions continue to be a primary vehicle of growth for companies around the world. Not only in the United States and Europe, but also in Japan, China, India, Brazil and elsewhere, senior executives are making huge bets on the future of their firms. With such intense scrutiny in the world of business, it is not surprising that academic research on mergers and acquisitions has been similarly robust. The topics range from strategy, to organizational integration, culture, leadership, human resource planning, and financial analysis. Similarly the theories brought to bear to help understand mergers and acquisitions range from upper echelons theory to the resource based view of the firm, competitive analysis, organizational trust, networks, knowledge management, and others.What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions series stand out is its focus on all three characteristics that make up this research field - studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad, and inclusive, approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale. Doing so not only broadens the questions being studied, but also helps researchers consider the inter-relationships among different perspectives.In the final analysis, the best way to build understanding around a topic as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be both integrative, and expansive, in choice of research questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers this unique perspective, not easily found elsewhere, that will help scholars think about mergers and acquisitions in new ways, building our knowledge base on this critical topic. In light of the enormous sums being invested in growth-via-acquisition strategies around the world, academic research on mergers and acquisitions has never been more important
Think again why good leaders make bad decisions and how to keep it from happening to you by Sydney Finkelstein( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
The authors illustrate why even good leaders can make terrible decisions--and more importantly, how this situation can be avoided
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The latest volume of Advances in Mergers & Acquisitions brings together the best research in acquisition strategy by leading scholars in the field of M&A. As more and more companies position themselves for growth and change in a fluctuating global financial climate this volume is a must for scholars and strategy specialists involved in the study or implementation of mergers and acquisitions. Contributions explore the "negotiation stage" of acquisition; the role of the customer; human impacts on the performance of a merger or acquisition; managing cross-border deals, and post-acquisition integration. Important new findings in this volume detail how non-financial considerations help to predict the success or failure of an acquisition strategy. It presents an extensive review of research from the last 30 years on how culture has a direct impact upon global deals and addresses the gap in academic research on how to bridge the organizational and national cultural differences which ultimately cause barriers between acquisition partners
Advances in mergers and acquisitions ( file )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
What makes the Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions series stand out is its focus on all three characteristics that make up this research field - studies from scholars in different countries, with different research questions, relying on different theoretical perspectives. Such a broad, and inclusive, approach to mergers and acquisitions is not easily replicated in academic journals, with much narrower mandates and metrics. The collections published each year provide cutting edge ideas by leading scholars on a global scale, broadening the questions being studied and helping researchers consider the inter-relationships among different perspectives. The best way to build understanding around a topic as diffuse as mergers and acquisitions is to be both integrative, and expansive, in choice of research questions and theoretical underpinnings. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions offers this unique perspective, not easily found elsewhere
Quand les grands patrons se plantent by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Sydney Finkelstein( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
This is the third book in the series Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, comprised of leading international scholars from a range of disciplines, who explore the economic, financial, strategic or organizational behaviour aspects of M & A's. Marie Kavanagh and Neal Ashkanasy explore how management approaches to mergers and acquisitions contribute to cultural change and acculturation outcomes. The issue of management is pursued further by Duncan Angwin in his chapter on the managing executive in post-acquisition management. Richard Schoenberg highlights the significance of management style compatibility and cross border acquisition outcomes. Randall Schuler, Ibraiz Tarique and Susan Jackson explore cross border alliances as well but from the point of view of managing human resources. The ideal acquisition integration approach is examined by Kimberly Ellis and Bruce Lamont in the context of a merger of equals which leads nicely to the corporate governance issues and M & A's explored by Anant Sundaram. The remaining chapters assess the returns of M & A's to the organization, with Laurence Capron and Jung-Chin Shen positing the acquirer returns when buying public v private firms, Todd Saxton's reputations as a mobile and transferable asset and Garry Davies and Rosa Chun's reputational perspective on mergers. These leading international academics contribute enormously to our understanding of the rapidly growing merger and acquisition field
Advances in mergers and acquisitions by Cary L Cooper( file )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions brings together a series of articles on this topic from academics around the world with the expressed purpose of enhancing our knowledge of the entire M&A process, from strategic analysis to integration. It is the diversity of perspectives in particular that creates an opportunity to learn from others, each article representing an important piece of the overall puzzle, with the ultimate goal being to boost our understanding of the determinants, process, and consequences, of mergers and acquisitions
How to not make bad decisions by Sydney Finkelstein( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"Business success stories may be instructive, but we need to know more about why smart people make bad decisions. Sydney Finkelstein, a professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School who has studied these crucial questions for 15 years, tells how decisions really get made and describes the four signals that can alert you when emotions are interfering with your thinking"--Resource description p
 
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Finkelstein, Sydney
フィンケルシュタイン, シドニー
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English (157)
French (1)
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