“Princely” Insights in M&A Success

Business is often compared to war and statecraft, as reflected in  every-day  management jargon (e.g. competitive positioning, stick vs. carrot, war-gamming, etc). If business is war then merger and acquisition (M&A)  integration, also known as post merger integration (PMI), would be analogous to the capture and annexation of new principalities. In both scenarios, the acquirer…

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In the Name of Democracy

  On many occasions we hear institutions and nation-states wage conflict with others in the name of democracy. The primary objective to an institution’s leverage of the “democratic cause” is to garner support from its citizens. However any citizen who takes credence to this “call to arms” indiscriminately does so at the risk of paying…

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