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Mergers as a HR Strategy

Please write a response to the article below, looking at the methodology, gap and key conclusions within especially. Thank you.

The article in question is entitled "Mergers and acquisitions as a human resource strategy: Evidence from US banking firms" and can be found in this online issue: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0143-7720

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"Mergers and acquisitions as a human resource strategy Evidence from US banking firms"
Bou-Wen Lin and Shih-Chang Hung, Po-Chien Li, International Journal of Manpower
Vol. 27 No. 2, 2006, pp. 126-142

Methodology:

Please say that the data used is from banking industry. Publicly available data was used to test hypotheses. Four variables namely market to book value, relative market to book to S&P 500, return on assets, and earning before interests and taxes margin were used. The independent variable was firm size and the ...

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The response provides you a structured explanation of methodology, gap and key conclusions of a research article. It also gives you the relevant references.

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