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Discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of going public. Have you been with an organization during the time it went public? If so, describe your experience. If you have not personally experienced an IPO, describe what you think employees in general feel when their organization goes public what might be employee: desires, expectations, or concerns?

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Investopedia (2011) mentioned that the advantages of company going public or "initial public offering" are: capital can be increased, public became more aware of the company because IPOs often generate publicity, and it can increase the market share for the company.

Going public has its own disadvantages such as public companies also are faced with the added pressure of the market which may cause them to focus more ...

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This solution shows the advantages and disadvantage of companies going public.