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Post-acquisition Performance and Management

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter looks further into the issue of post-acquisition performance, noting that a high proportion of acquisitions fail — as many as 50%. Pre-acquisition factors, such as the quality of the ... More


Strategy, Resources, and Transaction Costs

Nicolai J. Foss

in Strategy, Economic Organization, and the Knowledge Economy: The Coordination of Firms and Resources

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199240647
eISBN:
9780191602177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240647.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Transaction cost economics (TCE) has been criticized by management scholars and knowledge-based theorists, using their critiques of TCE as the starting point for their own approaches to the firm. It ... More


What Good Are Derivatives?

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This concluding chapter addresses the underlying economic question raised by derivation. Capital guarantee products (CGPs) can be described as combinations of existing securities; as such, their ... More


Creating Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions: Challenges and Opportunities

Michael A. Hitt, David King, Hema Krishnan, Marianna Makri, Mario Schijven, Katsuhiko Shimizu, and Hong Zhu

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Mergers and acquisitions have been a popular strategy, but the research suggests that acquiring firms create little or no value. Reasons for these outcomes include an inability to create synergy, ... More


Attaining Customers: Creating, Communicating, and Delivering Customer Value

Grahame R. Dowling

in The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter examines the issue of customer acquisition. It explores how an organization makes an offer to its target consumers that will entice them to buy and keep buying. Part A of this chapter ... More


Value incommensurability

Steven R. Smith

in Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the specific character of individual attachments as related to the value incommensurability. The central claim in this chapter is that understanding individual attachments opens ... More


Renegotiating Public Value with Co-Production

Antonio Cordella, Andrea Paletti, and Maha Shaikh

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

In the context of public sector organizations, the governance model for co-production could help to deliver better public services that fulfill the expectations of citizens, via crowdsourcing. This ... More


Dimensions of Philanthropic Value

Peter Frumkin (ed.)

in Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter analyzes the different dimensions of philanthropic value, highlights the changes in the importance given to public needs, the way these needs are defined, and how philanthropic resources ... More


Reconceptualizing Service through Service-dominant Logic

Irene C.L. Ng, Stephen L. Vargo, and Laura A. Smith

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Defining the nature of service has been a challenge to researchers, most centring upon the idea of ‘activities’ or ‘processes’ and degrees of intangibility, heterogeneity, inseparability, and ... More


Working toward Better Health and Greater Satisfaction

David A. Shore and Eric D. Kupferberg

in High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195326253
eISBN:
9780199897285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326253.003.0039
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses how different purchasers have endeavored to hold down health-related expenses while purchasing health care access for their beneficiaries. It presents a case vignette about a ... More


Pre-deal Management

Brendan McSweeney and Elina Happonen

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Achieving a successful mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a highly challenging task. It requires the involvement of a wide range of specialists; the use of multiple kinds of interrelated analyses of ... More


Private Equity and Value Creation

Péter Harbula

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although leverage can be a major factor contributing to the success of leveraged buyouts (LBOs) through its positive impact on corporate governance, it can also be abused as evidenced by the private ... More


The Dissolution of Sectors: Do Politics and Sectors Still Go Together?

Mark Huberty

in The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of firm strategies that erode sectoral boundaries. The argument proceeds in five steps: firstly, that firms are increasingly crossing sectoral boundaries to deploy ... More


The Functions of the Stock Market and the Fallacies of Shareholder Value

William Lazonick

in Corporate Governance in Contention

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198805274
eISBN:
9780191843402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805274.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses the evolution of US stock markets in terms of five functions: ‘control’, ‘cash’, ‘creation’, ‘combination’, and ‘compensation’. I argue for the centrality of the control ... More


An Ecological Foundation

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter begins the process of distinguishing land use from land abuse and constructing an overall normative frame for understanding nature. It begins by noting how U.S. property law in the ... More


Business Model Innovation

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 8 covers the business model and its complex relationships with the Service System and customer experiences. A business model refers to a conceptual model of the business, rather than the ... More


Service-dominant logic and its impact on the selling organization

Tony Douglas and Kenneth Le Meunier-FitzHugh

in Achieving a Strategic Sales Focus: Contemporary Issues and Future Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198706632
eISBN:
9780191826061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706632.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Marketing

Service selling is increasingly present in both business-to-business and business-to-consumers markets and has opened new opportunities for selling organizations to develop different types of value ... More


Developing New Customer Experiences

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 6 focuses on innovation and the customer. Customer experiences are partly tangible, as they can be designed, and partly intangible as they rely on the interaction between the employee and the ... More


Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter reviews the main strategic management paradigms used to analyze or explain a firm’s performance in creating value for shareholders. It discusses how limited access to a market and the ... More


Introduction: Facing the Double Bind: Maintaining a Healthy and Wealthy Economy in the Twenty-first Century

Dan Breznitz and John Zysman

in The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917822
eISBN:
9780199332861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter discusses how innovation in information and communications technology (ICT) prompted changes in business models and production, which, in turn, spawned a new set of ... More


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