HOW TO…lend HR expertise to mergers

Henry, Cheri
February 2008
People Management;2/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p42
The article presents advice for the human resource (HR) department on how they can help achieve objectives during merger and acquisition (M&A) activities. It is advised that HR departments understand the mechanics of the proposed M&A. It is also suggested that transition and integration project plans be developed. It is asserted that an evaluation of the readiness for change and the respective cultures of both companies be conducted.


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