Why Should Human Resources in Acquired Organizations Provide Employees Merger Training?
The M&A pre-close period is marked by ambiguity. Ordinarily that spells trouble for two simple reasons:
- Employees are spooked by all the uncertainty.
- They focus primarily on what they might lose.
So what's the best strategy for dealing with this dilemma? Meet it head-on. Prepare your people to deal with those things that cannot be avoided. Eliminate some of the surprise. Tell them about the certainty of uncertainty.
The key step in this process is...