Re-Distribution of Value Chain Activities Following Acquisition in the Brewery Sector

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Re-Distribution of Value Chain Activities Following Acquisition in the Brewery Sector

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dc.contributor.author Gammelgaard, Jens
dc.contributor.author Hobdari, Bersant
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-13T08:30:37Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-13T08:30:37Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/9412
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we investigate post-acquisition integration of acquired firms and subsequent developments in new subsidiary strategic responsibilities in value-chain activities. Using comparative case study methodology, we illustrate the forms, degrees and evolution of strategic responsibilities using in-depth analysis of six acquisitions from the Danish brewery, Carlsberg. The analysis reveals that the initial mandates at the time of acquisition were designed based on new subsidiaries’ core competencies and resources, and Carlsberg’s acquisition motives. Yet, the mandates did not remain static. Over time, some subsidiaries gained new value chain mandates or they substantially increased their scale in terms of production capacities or the markets in which they operated. From the practical point of view, this implies managers of the acquiring firm must pay close attention to the form and extent of integration if the acquisition is fulfill its potential. en_US
dc.format.extent 23 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.title Re-Distribution of Value Chain Activities Following Acquisition in the Brewery Sector en_US
dc.type cp en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.description.notes Paper presented at the 42nd EIBA Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy, Vienna, 2-4 December, 2016. en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2016 en_US


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