Importance of Human Resources in Strategic Merging: Example of Mergers Between Two Banks With Foreing Capital, Which Operate in Turkey

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Elsevier Science Bv

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The increased competition with globalization increasingly complicated sustainability efforts of companies and it became necessary for those companies to make several strategic decisions in timely and implement them in correct manner in order to survive (Rose, 1999:105). Following '80s, the advances in global economy and rapid developments in the field of technology led to changes in global economy and particularly in banking sector (Dincer, 2006:77). Following changes experienced in financial markets, bank mergers and acquisitions started to be often experienced (Gaudhan, 2001:98). In this study, it was aimed to examine tendency of banking mergers in the world and accordingly to reveal out merging process of two banks with foreign capital, which operates in Turkey, and views and thoughts of bank employees. Data on employees of both banks were obtained via questionnaire form and they were subjected to statistical analysis with SPSS 16.0 package. Parametric and non-parametric analyzes such as reliability analysis, independent sample t test, Mann-Whitney U test, Kruskall Wallis test were used. According to resultant data, bank mergers may cause concerns about employment in the side of employees, although the process can be positive. (C) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer-review under responsibility 7th International Strategic Management Conference


7th International Strategic Management Conference -- JUN 30-JUL 02, 2011 -- Paris, FRANCE

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Strategic Management, Human Resources, Strategic Merging


Proceedings Of 7th International Strategic Management Conference

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