Unsuccessful cultural integration is the number two reason for deal failure during an acquisition (Aon Hewitt, 2011).
During a significant change like a merger or acquisition, integrating both cultures is critical for maximizing the value of the new organization. Organizations that thrive in today’s complex environment benefit from dynamic, robust cultures. When surveyed, many CEOs reported that they had no plan in place for integration and even if they did, they wished in hindsight that they’d devoted more time and resources to cultural integration.
Retain and increase the value of your deal by harnessing the strengths, authenticity and emotional energy of both cultures. Discover a five step process for successfully integrating corporate cultures in a way that eliminate culture clashes and create exceptional business results.