Haute école de gestion de Genève

Different experiences of socio-cultural integration : a European merger in Mexico

Lupina-Wegener, Anna A. ; Schneider, Susan C. ; van Dick, Rolf

In: Journal of organizational change management, 2011, vol. 24, no. 1, p. 65-89

Purpose – Building on social identity theory, the purpose of this paper is to present a study on the socio-cultural integration process in amerger of twoEuropean pharmaceutical subsidiaries inMexico. The paper investigates antecedents of perceived threat to pre-merger identities in an officially claimed “merger-of-equals”. Design/methodology/approach – A mixed-methods approach was adopted...

Université de Neuchâtel

Occurrence and direct control potential of parasitoids and predators of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on maize in the subtropical lowlands of Mexico

Hoballah, Maria Elena ; Degen, Thomas ; Bergvinson, David ; Savidan, Anita ; Tamò, Cristina ; Turlings, Ted C. J.

In: Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 2004, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 83-88

1 Native natural enemies have the potential to control fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) in tropical maize grown in Mexico, where this insect pest causes severe economic losses to farmers. It has been proposed that enhancing herbivore-induced volatile emissions in maize plants may help to increase the effectiveness of natural enemies, which use these volatiles to locate...