week 7 question

After watching the short video for this week on managers reporting their experience with being a part of a merger or acquisition, answer the following questions:
1. What commonalities do you find across these experiences?
2. Drawing from the readings, and your personal experience, what aspects of mergers and acquisitions did they not comment on, which one might expect to be a concern?
Read the GE mini case (GE: Corporate Strategy Gone Wrong) on pages 495-498 in the Rothaermel text book.  
Answer Discussion Questions 1, 2 and 3 (on page 498) in the space below,  
Each question has multiple parts, so please clearly mark your responses for each of the three general questions in your discussion.