Technology-based Mergers and Acquisitions: A Review of Extant Research

Daojuan Wang, Hamid Moini

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The purpose of this chapter is to provide an updated review of what is known about the performance of technology-based mergers and acquisitions (TBM&As) and their determinants. This review brings together papers published from 1990 to 2012 in top-rated academic journals within nearly all fields of business, thus providing a comprehensive assessment of TBM&A research. The review follows a systematic approach using selected elements from the review methodology. We identified and examined the following: research questions, research designs, research contexts, data and methods, performance measures, and empirical findings about performance and the impacting factors. Through this, a comprehensive knowledge has been gained about TBM&As and have discovered where more effort is needed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (10 Volumes)
Place of PublicationPennsylvania (USA)
PublisherIGI global
Publication dateJul 2014
ISBN (Print)9781466658882
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014


  • Technology-based mergers and acquisitions (TBM&As)
  • Performance
  • Determinants


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