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    Francis K. Achampong & Wold Zemedkun (1995). An Empirical and Ethical Analysis of Factors Motivating Managers' Merger Decisions. Journal of Business Ethics 14 (10):855 - 865.
    This paper examines the role of managerial self-interest in the merger market. It looks at factors influencing managers'' merger decisions by analyzing managerial expense preference factors on cross-sectional data employing non-parametric statistical methods. The same factors are examined for acquiring, acquired, and merging firms, and control groups used in each case. The results support the authors'' contention that managerial discretion is a significant motivating factor for mergers. The changes in expense preference factors indicate management decisions which provide conditions allowing management (...)
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