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Thriving in a Pressure Cooker

Leading your merger integration team through the toughest project of their careers


Integrating two organizations can be a daunting. Along with reviewing financial reports and multitude of operational tasks, the leadership team also needs to concentrate on the human side and be prepared to manage the typical behaviors associated of going through a merger transaction. After a merger is done, some of an organization’s most valuable employees will likely be pulled from their regular jobs and dedicated to carrying on aspects of the transition successfully. However, this integration team will experience a challenges and pressures faced at each stage of the deal.

The attached white paper outlines guidance for leadership to consider in their efforts to guide and support the people in the integration team both before and after signing. Providing such guidance and support effectively should help facilitate planning and execution of a smooth transition and capture the value promised to the stakeholders. With leadership support, the integration team should be well positioned to actualize the merger vision.

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