The Effect of Mergers & Acquisitions on Employees: Amazon & Whole Foods.

Bondu, Rahul Karthik (2020) The Effect of Mergers & Acquisitions on Employees: Amazon & Whole Foods. Masters thesis, Griffith College.

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The aim of this research has been to understand the perspective of the employees regarding the influence of merger between the Amazon and Whole Foods. Further, the objective of the research has been based on analysing the financial conditions, perspectives, psychological conditions and likelihood of cultural conflicts amongst the employees post the merger between Amazon and Whole Foods. Literature review has been significant in providing detailed concept on the merger and acquisition followed by its influence on the employees. In addition, theoretical aspects have been provided to furnish strong analogy on the research subject. Detailed glimpse on the influence of Amazon-Whole Foods merger on the working conditions of both the organisations have been provided. Methodological aspect has been oriented to positivism and interpretivism philosophy along with the abductive framework in terms of furnishing the detailed overview of the subjective area of the research. Collection of data has been oriented to both quantitative and qualitative approach. Research findings have been based on statistical analysis of the survey data which has been conducted on 100 employees. Systematic documentation has been propagated for interview data conducted on 8 managers of Whole Foods and Amazon, 4 in each case. Moreover, news articles have also been considered. Lastly, conclusion defined the pathway through which has provided contribution to the research. Recommendation has been furnished for both research topic and future research.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amazon, Whole Food, Employee.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Graduate Business School > MSc in International Business Management
Depositing User: Ms Tehseen Faisal
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2021 06:20
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2021 06:20

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