Among problems investigated in the study are job stress, role conflicts and frustration among staff. Box 1104, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria Tel: 2348033335688 E-mail: olukayodesomoye hotmail. Service Mergers can affect the level of customer service. Nigeria banking reform is a product of the global efforts at revamping the world economy. To the extent possible organizations should strive to share as much information about what is happening and, most importantly, how the changes will affect individual employees, as they possibly can.
Basing on the findings of the study, the researcher recommended a uniform in terms of employee benefits, contracts and promotions for both employees of the acquired firm and parent company in-order to boost productivity and avoid conflict of interest among both employees and management of the parent company and subsidiary. The Rabobank report claims the U. It is primarily driven by business continues and or market forces and regulatory interventions. The credit worthiness and liquidity level of the acquiring company for example could go down upon acquiring a company that is worse off Bradley, M. There is problem of merger in the productivity of Nigerian Banks.
However, mergers and acquisitions are not always successful. It is important to solve power issues that arise after mergers and which could limit the positive synergy effects associated with mergers. Employee Morale: Employee morale, in , is defined as the , outlook, and feelings of an has within a setting. Small and large businesses merge to achieve cost savings, gain market share and become financially stronger. However, the conditions of the merger may have different effects on the stock prices of each participant in the merger.
This phenomenon is prominent in , when the new company offers its shares in exchange for the shares of the target company albeit at an agreed. The instrument used was questionnaire. The Economist, April 22, 2006. As always, further study is needed. For an acquirer to use its stock as for an acquisition, its shares must often be to begin with, else making purchases would be needlessly dilutive. Mergers affect the shareholders of both companies in different ways and is influenced by several factors, including the prevailing economic environment, size of the companies and management of the merger process. However, if the merger results in only one or two retailers serving the entire market, individual and small-business customers may pay more.
During mergers and acquisitions, change can be especially difficult and can lead to stress which can have a negative impact on morale if not handled effectively Iloh, 2012. Chapter 2 will review the 2234 Words 9 Pages The Performances of Commercial Banks in Post-Consolidation Period in Nigeria: An Empirical Review R. It also revealed that many shareholders has not knowledge of the impact of mergers and acquisitions. When employees are concerned about their own job security they are more likely to become competitive with others and this competitiveness can result in conflict--sometimes even violence. Even though this may not lead to drastic unemployment levels, nevertheless, the workers will have to compromise for the same. In Finance 412, we have expressed the importance of regulatory burdens and the stress and challenges banks face with enforcing these regulations. Or perhapsbelieve that the acquirer is taking on too much debt to finance the acquisition.
But our research raises doubts about the ability of mergers to drive productivity, particularly when two firms in the same industry merge. Ideological problem may arise in setting organizational goals as a result of the fusion. The deal was perceived as a risky one for Gilead, and its shares fell 9% on the day it announced the Pharmasset deal. Companies also merge to take advantage of and. From the synergy trap hypothesis, Shaheen 2006: 2 notes that it is common for firms to experience a downwards surge in their share prices immediately after the merger or acquisition announcement.
The shareholders of both companies may experience a of voting power due to the increased number of shares released during the merger process. A company may be able to withstand the failure of a small-sized acquisition, but the failure of a huge purchase may severely jeopardize its long-term success. This scenario revealed poor management of the restructuring process by the administrators. Productivity is a ratio of what is produced to what is required to produce it. As a result of the bank recapitalization process that commenced from 2005, commercial banks over a hundred had to close shops or merge with another bank to still be in business. And while much has been written to speculate about whether mergers improve or harm economic welfare, there is little empirical evidence supporting either side of the argument. Horizontal mergers produce both types of competitive harms i.
Employees may fear losing their jobs or losing opportunities that they formerly had. When such a situation arises, the main focus of the organization gets diverted and executives become busy either settling matters among themselves or moving on. The strongest effects are for uncertainty regarding taxes, government spending, monetary and fiscal policies, and regulation. I followed the winemaking bug to the Finger Lakes region of New York where I made wine for a small winery. As firms reach out for synergies through mergers and acquisitions, this is not always the case and mergers and acquisitions are actually known to lead to negative effects. Lastly, and most importantly, set aside time so that all employees — in the old organization and the new — have the opportunity to connect with each other.