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Table 1 Practices that facilitate and undermine firm ability to learn from acquisition experience

From: When firms learn from prior acquisition experience

Practices facilitating successful learning Practices undermining successful learning
- Expanding time between acquisitions
- Drawing on strong governance mechanisms
- Facilitating top management team diversity
- Using similar-context acquisition experience
- Applying acquisition experience to dissimilar contexts
- Herding behaviors
- Relying blindly on financial advisor acquisition experience