1.Explain the popularity of merger and acquisition strategies in firms competing in the global economy.
2.Discuss reasons why firms use an acquisition strategy to achieve strategic competitiveness.
3.Describe seven problems that work against achieving success when using an acquisition strategy.
4.Name and describe the attributes of effective acquisitions.
5.Define the restructuring strategy and distinguish among its common forms.
6.Explain the short- and long-term outcomes of the different types of restructuring strategies.