Strategy & Leadership: Volume 30 Issue 2


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Escaping merger and acquisition madness

John G. Lynch, Barbara Lind

Is the average M&A adventure just an executive ego trip? Is it management folly, or can it be done so that it reliably produces growth? A model presented here may help…

How boards can improve the odds of M&A success

Eric Armour

The four‐part framework described by the authors can help boards of directors to better focus their time and energy to provide substantial value to the M&A process. High…

The CEO’s “how to” guide to crisis communications

Loretta Ucelli

The best way to manage a crisis that requires communication with stakeholders is to plan for a variety of emergencies. In some cases, anticipating a crisis can even go a…

Loyalty as a philosophy and strategy: an interview with Frederick F. Reichheld

William Finnie, Robert M. Randall

Loyalty in the workplace has become a radically misunderstood concept. In this interview, Frederick Reichheld argues that loyalty drives financial success ‐ especially, in…

How top wholesalers succeed: secrets of a brutal business

Sam Rovit, Ken Swede, Jed Buchanan

Wholesaling is a brutal business. Only 20 percent of all wholesale distributors managed to beat the S&P 500 over the last five years, while more than 50 percent…

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