Making Mergers & Acquisitions Work
Managing the human, cultural and organizational issues inherent in M&As
Mitchell Marks
120 minutes
OVERVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT

  1. INTRO
    Why companies merge and why the results aren’t typically great. Mitchell provides a framework for how to successfully combine.
  2. SIGNS OF THE “MERGER SYNDROME”
    Identifying the common human responses to being merged or acquired, and how to manage the stress.
  3. ACTIVITY #1
    What signs of the “Merger Syndrome” are people experiencing in your workplace?
  4. TRANSITION VS. CHANGE
    Why cultures clash in M&A and how to manage the dissonance.
  5. ACTIVITY #2
    What signs of culture clash are you seeing in your workplace?
  6. THE SURVIVAL GUIDE
    An M&A action plan for going forward.

REQUIREMENTS

Required from you: a screen, a projector, flip charts, and markers

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