Συγχωνεύσεις και εξαγορές στον τραπεζικό κλάδο και οι επιδράσεις τους στην απασχόληση
Mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector and their effects in employment
Νίκας, Χρήστος - Περικλής
It is generally accepted that banks, through mergers and acquisitions, are making better use of their human and operational resources to maintain and expand their market share, effectively promote new products, better serve their customers, improve their functions and the restructuring of capital. To collect, process and study data on bank manpower management during times of mergers and acquisitions, and their influence on employee satisfaction, which specifically addresses the case of employees’ workability at National, Piraeus and Alpha Bank branches. Research refers to articles of recent years on mergers, the number of employees that emerged from mergers and after volunteer exits. Also in literature review reports on mergers and human resources management, questionnaires to employees, research in their respective Human Resource Departments regarding the methods used to integrate the employees into the regular staff of the bank by comparing research results. The population of this survey is made up of 60 employees in the National Bank and who report their views on the study of bank human resources management during times of acquisitions and mergers and their influence on employee satisfaction. The survey was conducted from 1st June to 15th July 2018 at various branches of National Bank of Athens and Piraeus. The main findings in this study indicate that their immediate head in the Personnel Management Department at National, Piraeus and Alpha Bank clearly states who is responsible for the achievement of specific objectives, like the majority of the sample, they believe Mergers and Mergers of Companies in our time, cause problems in their day-to-day work. The aggregate sample also stated that it agrees with the view that the management of human capital in the case of acquisitions and mergers with the bank should clarify how the objectives of the new business will be achieved and how the management of human resources in cases of acquisitions and mergers with the bank, should treat them as separate individuals every employee in every new business. Finally, the aggregate sample, in aggregate, said it agrees with the view that manpower management in mergers and acquisitions at the bank should increase the willingness of employees to succeed in the new venture.