The Behavioral Aspect of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Case Study from India

Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 103-113, 2012

11 Pages Posted: 5 Jan 2012

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Md Sahanur Islam

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology

Partha Pratim Sengupta

Vishweshwarayya National Institute of Technology

Sukanya Ghosh

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Samir Chandra Basu

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

In the turbulent global economy, mergers and acquisitions of industries takes place to protect Indian businesses. Such mergers and acquisitions are taking place in Heavy Industries and in major service industries. This paper investigates the context, process and consequences of the merger of State Bank of Indore with the largest nationalized banking firm, State Bank of India. Due to inadequate emphasis on the human resource aspect, employee resistance acted as impediment to merger of these two banks and delayed the process. This paper develops a model, which can help the industry achieve smooth changes without employee resistance.

Keywords: Turbulent global economy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Impediment to merger

JEL Classification: G34, C38

Suggested Citation

Islam, Md Sahanur and Sengupta, Partha Pratim and Ghosh, Sukanya and Basu, Samir Chandra, The Behavioral Aspect of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Case Study from India (2012). Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 103-113, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1957331

Md Sahanur Islam (Contact Author)

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology ( email )

Behind Ruby Hospital
Anandapur, Kolkata 700150
India

Partha Pratim Sengupta

Vishweshwarayya National Institute of Technology ( email )

South Ambazari Road
Nagpur, 440011
India

Sukanya Ghosh

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Samir Chandra Basu

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology ( email )

Behind Ruby Hospital
Anandapur, Kolkata 700150
India

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