This discussion assignment has three parts. You should use brief headings to separate your post into the three sections.
In the first section, do some research to identify an organization that has recently experienced acquisition, merger, or restructuring as discussed in the course materials. Briefly describe the action (e.g., acquisition, merger, restructuring) including an evaluation of why it occurred and the outcome (e.g., is it working? Is it accomplishing what was expected?). This first section only needs to be one or two paragraphs.
For the second section, select one of the following bullet point topics. If someone has already posted on one of the bullet points, select another one until all the bullet points are used so that we can discuss several different relevant topics. Once all the bullet points have been addressed, then you may begin to reuse the bullet points with the expectation that varied responses continue. The second section of your post only needs to be one or two paragraphs.
Home Work Discussion Question
Evaluate when restructuring can be seen as a positive business strategic move. In your response, be sure to analyze how shareholder value is created through restructuring. Defend your reasons with research and provide appropriate examples.
The final section or paragraph (three or four sentences) of your initial post should summarize the one or two key points that you are making in your initial response.
Your posting should be the equivalent of 1 to 2 single-spaced pages (500–1000 words) in length.