Managing the “People Side” Of M&A

April 15, 2016 | By Mike Ryan


Are you ready for a merger? How about an acquisition? You should be. The employee-related challenges of either are the most critical to its success.


While the focus of any deal has traditionally been on physical assets or intellectual property, the value that top talent brings to the table has smart organizations looking at each differently.


In this month's Performance Perspective, we explore:

  • Leveraging your employee recognition program to set the stage for an easy changeover

  • How to build higher levels of commitment to the changed company

  • Crafting an enduring culture that defines the new enterprise

  • Why building social connections sustains growth