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Merger communication: Lessons from the trenches

[fa icon="calendar'] 27-Jan-2017 17:05:01 / by Isely Associates International

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When top executives are asked about lessons learned following a merger, acquisition or business sale, more often than not they say they would have invested much more energy and effort in communication, even when their deals were successful. Too often we see acquisitions or mergers not achieve full potential in a timely way owing to loss of key people, customer attrition and productivity downturn.

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Cultural Diligence: Make it a Priority

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Nov-2016 11:42:43 / by Isely Associates International posted in Mergers and acquisition

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Make cultural diligence a priority to ensure that culture enables, rather than detracts from, merger success. These fundamentals, reinforced in content from  earlier posts, are crucial in the strategy and early deal stages.
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Merger integration: choosing the most effective culture strategy

[fa icon="calendar'] 19-Oct-2016 15:43:06 / by Isely Associates International posted in Leadership team, Mergers and acquisition, Managing culture, Leading culture

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In the heat of a deal, too many organisations leave culture to chance because they mistakenly think that they can’t (or shouldn’t) make decisions about it until a deal has been completed.

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