Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/43848
Title: A case study research of Walmart's acquisition in Germany and Japan.
Authors: Kwok, Aline Wei Ying.
Lee, Benjamin Jie.
Wong, Shu Yu.
Keywords: DRNTU::Business::Finance::Mergers and acquisitions
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: This paper compares the cross-border mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) of Walmart, a United States (“U.S.”) based company in Germany and Japan. We observed the difference in the M&A outcomes when Walmart, a company with a shareholder-oriented system, tried to integrate their system in Germany and Japan, two traditionally stakeholder-oriented economies. We observed how Walmart‟s different degrees of compliance with local norms affect its outcomes in its acquisitions in Germany and Japan. We analyzed how the state, businesses and labor unions interacted with one another to shape the corporate governance systems in the companies, which eventually affected the cross-border M&A practices.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/43848
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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