A phenomenological study of HRM practitioner merger and acquisition integration preparation: Perspectives on organizational culture, human capital management, and change management

by Doseck, Kathryn E., D.B.A., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2012, 145 pages; 3498080


This is a phenomenological study that analyzes the integration preparation experiences of human resource management (HRM) professionals in recent mergers and acquisitions between 2008 and 2011. The analysis integration preparation experiences completed for organizational culture, human capital management, and change management. This analysis led to identification of best practices and challenges of integration preparation for HRM professionals. This in turn provided substance, limitations, and direction for future integration preparation research.

AdviserStephanie Fraser-Beekman
Source TypeDissertation
Publication Number3498080

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