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Acquisition Strategy

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Acquisition Strategy For Cisco

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1. Identify at least two companies in different industries that are using acquisitions to strengthen their market positions.

2. Explain how these acquisitions enhanced the acquiring companies' resource strengths and competitive capabilities.

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The two companies identified within the document are Cisco and Cerent Corporation. These acquisitions enhanced both of these companies in a number of ways. Cerent Corporation makes optical networking gear, whereas Cisco primarily works with computers as well as software and hardware within their company. The company is a leading developer in optical transport products. When employees arrived they learned that they had new titles, business cards, and so forth. The goal through it was to retain people because the process can become ...

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This solution identified to companies in different industries that are using acquisitions to strengthen their market positions, and explained how these acquisitions enhanced the acquiring companies' resource strengths and competitive capabilities.

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