EMANUEL GOMES is theÂ Principal Lecturer in Corporate Strategy atÂ Coventry Business School, University of Coventry, UK.Â He specialises in strategic management, international strategic management, managing partnerships and managing strategic alliances and mergers and acquisitions.Â Â YAAKOV WEBER is theÂ Chair of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department and also acts asÂ President at theÂ EuroMed Research Business Institute. He lectures in various unversities across the United States, Europe and China in graduate schools of business administration and exectutive programmes. CHRIS BROWN is theÂ owner andÂ Managing Director of Acquisition Solutions Ltd. He advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, strategic growth and business turn-arounds.Â Â SHLOMOÂ YEDIDIA TARBA is a lecturer in Organizational Behavior in School of Business Administration of the Law and Business Academic Center, Ramat Gan, and Global Strategic Alliances and Mergers and Acquisitions at Department of Economics and Management of The Open University, Raanana, Israel. His research interests relate to corporate strategy, strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and human resource management. He has published in International Studies of Management & Organizations, Human Resource Management Review, Advances In Mergers & Acquisitions.