Identify the mergers and acquisitions of the last five years and their impact on performance and the achievement of goals.

Identify Caterpillar Inc.’s short-term and long-term goals. Annual reports provide a multitude of information. Goals are usually quantified and given timelines.Identify the mergers and acquisitions of the last five years and their impact on performance and the achievement of goals. (performance is both quantitative and qualitative-use the information available to you.)Determine which of the the 35+ mergers and acquisitions is most critical in terms of performance and achievement of goals. Defend your choice.What are the global operating strategies utilized and how effective is the operational plan (describe the plan)? (Caterpillar is a multi-national company. Choose from international, multi-domestic, global standardization, transnational strategies).
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