Bringing disparate cultures together successfully (or breaking them apart in a divestment) requires sensitivity, forethought, a clear understanding of each culture, total commitment from leaders and a vision of the culture required to drive future business aspirations.
My article “Customer-Centric Culture Integration – Leveraging Culture to Realise M&A Deal Objectives”, featured in Australia’s Top Business Advisors Magazine in the Australian Financial Review last week, outlined 20 questions to stimulate the conversation about the cultural ambitions of the future organisation.
Reflecting on those questions helps to raise the status people, culture and customers throughout the planning and implementation phases which is key to realising the deal’s potential.
You can read the full article here:
Customer Centric Culture Integration
Senior leaders responsible for the success of their next merger, acquisition or divestment can get a complimentary copy of my book “Avoiding the M&A Failure Club – What the Numbers Don’t Reveal” at our website.