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Bounded Reliability and the termination of international joint ventures – insights from the Mid-Med Bank, 1975–1979 (2019)
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Lu, Q. (2019). Bounded Reliability and the termination of international joint ventures – insights from the Mid-Med Bank, 1975–1979. Business history, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2018.1552679

In the late twentieth century, the international joint venture (IJV) became an increasingly important yet unstable organisational form of international business. Based on insights provided by the Mid-Med Bank of Malta during the period 1975-1979, thi... Read More about Bounded Reliability and the termination of international joint ventures – insights from the Mid-Med Bank, 1975–1979.

Is the speed of post-acquisition integration manageable? Case study: post-acquisition integration of HSBC with the Mercantile Bank, 1959–84 (2014)
Journal Article
Lu, Q. (2014). Is the speed of post-acquisition integration manageable? Case study: post-acquisition integration of HSBC with the Mercantile Bank, 1959–84. Business history, 56(8), 1262-1280. https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2013.876533

This study aims to fill in the gaps in existing business history research regarding post-acquisition integration by adopting a case study of the post-acquisition integration process between HSBC and Mercantile Bank (MB) 1959–84. It explores the impac... Read More about Is the speed of post-acquisition integration manageable? Case study: post-acquisition integration of HSBC with the Mercantile Bank, 1959–84.