Beware of the merger integration do-gooders!!
Chances are you have a few of these people scattered across the management ranks. I’m talking about soft-hearted managers, those misguided souls who seem to think you can run an effective merger integration without upsetting anyone. These are the folks who would sacrifice integration success in…Continue
Added by Price Pritchett on June 29, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Here’s the answer: The length of the transition period.
The longer you take to integrate, the closer you live to the edge. Disappointing deals correlate highly with slow consolidation.
Decades of merger experience prove this. The turtle may win the race in fairy tales, but not in the grinding, gut-wrenching, high-risk game of merger…Continue
Added by Joe Aberger on June 24, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments