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Critical success factors through the Mergers and Acquisitions process: revealing pre- and post- M&A connections for improved performance

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Critical success factors through the Mergers and Acquisitions process : revealing pre- and post- M&A connections for improved performance. / Gomes, Emanuel; Angwin, Duncan; Weber, Yaakov; Tarba, Shlomo.

In: Thunderbird International Business Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 01.2013, p. 13-35.

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Gomes, Emanuel ; Angwin, Duncan ; Weber, Yaakov ; Tarba, Shlomo. / Critical success factors through the Mergers and Acquisitions process : revealing pre- and post- M&A connections for improved performance. In: Thunderbird International Business Review. 2013 ; Vol. 55, No. 1. pp. 13-35.

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