In this paper by Rikard Larsson and Michael J. Driver, a career perspective is applied to mergers and acquisitions to highlight the individual viewpoint in these prevalent organizational events.
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Michael Driver, Robert Coffey, and David E. Bowen state that there seems to be a growing consensus that HRM is at a crucial crossroads in its role within corporations in the United States.
The basic premise in this paper by Michael J. Driver (USC) is that most managers and organizations are defining careers as a linear progression up a career ladder.
Michael J. Driver (USC) argues that social and technological trends in American society suggest that engineering careers stressing a linear, upward movement concept are headed for problems.