Discussion Board:Business Growth Strategy – Horizontal and Vertical
Integration Mergers and acquisitions are ways in which firms can
generate growth measured by expectations of higher profits and linked to higher
profits is expected higher stock values. Growth in profits in mergers and
acquisitions arise through gains: in economies of scale; gains in economies of
scope; and, sometime by gains in both economies of scale and scope.What is the difference between an economy of scale and an
economy of scope?The video features three recent but very different
mergers/acquisitions. Use one of these and explain: was the merger/acquisition
predominately about gaining economies of scale or economies scope?OR´╗┐Identify a recent merger/acquisition and use it to and
explain: was the merger/acquisition predominately about gaining economies of
scale or economies scope?