For Phyllis Mwangi only

For Phyllis Mwangi only.

Phyllis,

 

Per our discussion.  Info has been forwarded.

 

Regina

 

Today at 11:14 AM

Here is the homework assignment.  Please check your emails from Monday.  I sent you a PP presentation regarding the full assignment.  It was sent from my gmail account.  Its too large to send from yahoo.
 
Assignment 2: Mergers and Acquisitions
 
Due Week 6 and worth 200 points
 
 
 
Use the Internet to research a publicly traded company in the United States that has undergone a merger or acquisition within the last three (3) years. Take note of the circumstances surrounding the merger or acquisition. 
 
 
 
Write a


four to six (4-6) page paper


in which you:
 
1.


Examine the circumstances that resulted in the merger or acquisition for the selected company. Speculate on two (2) reasons why the resulting decision to merge or to acquire / be acquired was made.
 
2.


Assess the significant positive (or negative) effects of the merger or acquisition. Provide at least two (2) examples of those effects now that the merger or acquisition has been completed.
 
3.


Examine the organizational structure that has resulted from the merger or acquisition. Analyze the major differences between the resulting company and the original two (2) organizations.
 
4.


Determine whether or not the human resources management practices of the company were modified to reflect the outcome of the merger or acquisition. If no changes were necessary, speculate on the reasons why they were not. Provide a rationale for your response.
 
5.


Use at least


four (4) academic quality resources


in this assignment.


Note:


Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource. 
 
 


Your


assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
 
•


Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
 
•


Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. 
 
Outline is:
 
 
I.


Mergers and Acquisition (here is where you provide an introduction)
 
II.


American Airlines Buys US Airways
 
A.


Bankruptcy
 
B.


Competition
 
III.


Effects of the Acquisition
 
A.


Increase travel for consumers
 
B.


Reorganization
 
IV.


Organizational Structure After the Acquisition
 
V.


Human Resources Management at American Airlines
 
VI.


Conclusion

 

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