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The psychology of organizational group mergers: towards organic pluralism

Hennessy-Davis, Siobhan Marina Gai


This thesis examines intergroup factors that may prevent a "successful" organisational merger. Towards this end, this thesis focuses on subgroup identities within an organisational merger, and the pursuit of a post-merger context where the existence of pre-merger subgroup identities are accepted and valued, and intergroup conflict is non-existent (i.e., a state of organic pluralism). Models associated with the management of pre- and post-merger identities argue for the benefits of both...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514e518b9b6


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