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The Impact of Acquisitions on Innovation: Poison Pill, Placebo, or Tonic?

What impact do acquisitions have on innovation?  There are a lot of conflicting answers to this question but recent research suggests acquisitions can in fact spur innovation.  The authors highlight some of the common mistakes companies make and how to prepare your company to get the most out of aquisitions.

Source: Jaideep C. Prabhu, Rajesh K. Chandy, & Mark E. Ellis
Link: Journal of Marketing, Vol.69 (January 2005), 114-130

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