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Diaspora Networks in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions




Julkaisun tekijät: William Y. Degbey, Kimberly M. Ellis

Julkaisuvuosi: 2019

Kirjan nimi *: Diaspora Networks in International Business: Perspectives for Understanding and Managing Diaspora Business and Resources

Sarjan nimi: Contributions to Management Science

ISBN: 978-3-319-91094-9

eISBN: 978-3-319-91095-6

ISSN: 1431-1941

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91095-6_21

Verkko-osoite: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91095-6_21

Rinnakkaistallenteen osoite: https://research.utu.fi/converis/portal/detail/Publication/37577036


Tiivistelmä

This chapter conceptually explores how diaspora networks influence
cross-border M&As in Africa. It seeks to build on both network and resourcebased
perspectives, and makes contribution by developing a conceptual model and
testable propositions that draw explicitly on the concept of diaspora networks to
inform both scholarly and practitioner research on African cross-border M&A
performance. The model shows how diasporic ties of the acquiring firm senior
leaders may influence outcomes associated with African cross-border M&As. Additionally,
three main variables—diaspora’s time spent outside Africa, tribal ties with
government officials and target firm owners/managers and shared colonial heritage—
are proposed to moderate the effects of diaspora networks on post-M&A
performance. Finally, implications for practice and further studies are also discussed.


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