How can we reassure staff during a merger?

November 2008
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p62
The article offers pieces of advice from various executives to a company on reassuring its staff during a merger with a competitor. Barry Hoffman, human relations (HR) director at Computacenter, emphasizes the importance of considering communication, consultation, commitment and compliance during a business integration. Abigail Staines, director of corporate planning at Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS), shares their experience when AMS acquired Capital Consulting. Chris Phillips of Taleo stresses the importance of managing redundancies and restructuring.


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