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Human and Culture integration in Mergers & Acquisitions: A study of Andersen acquisition by KPMG in Vietnam
Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology. (Group 2260)
Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology. (Group 2260)
2009 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 15 credits / 22,5 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Date             29 May 2009Program        International Business and Entrepreneurship (IB&E)Course          Master Thesis (EFO705).Authors         Karol Duda, 851010 – T317                    Hong Y Pham, 841117 - T153Tutor             Love BörjessonTitle              Human and Culture integration in Mergers & Acquisitions: A study of Andersen acquisition by KPMG in Vietnam.Research problem: What did KPMG Vietnam do to integrate organizational culture and human resource of Andersen during and after its acquisition in 2002?Purpose         The aim of this research was to focus on culture and human resource dimensions by investigating the case KPMG acquired Andersen in Vietnam in 2002.Method          The conducted methodological stance in this report is interpretive research. The qualitative method has also been utilized. This research has mostly based on primary data in which semi-structured interviews and questionnaires were implemented to collect empirical data related to Andersen Vietnam acquisition. Secondary data from books, journals, websites etc has also been gathered.Conclusion     Although KPMG did not employ every tool suggested by researchers, it was proven to perform fair or good in culture integration dimension

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2009. , 87 p.
Keyword [en]
auditing, advisory industry, KPMG Vietnam, Andersen, acquisition, strategic fit, organizational fit, synergy, culture compatibility, human resources integration
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-6458OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-6458DiVA: diva2:225268
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2009-05-29, H487, Vapensmeden, Malardalen University, Eskilstuna Campus, 10:00 (English)
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2009-06-29 Created: 2009-06-25 Last updated: 2010-10-21Bibliographically approved

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