A Key Employee Survival Step in an Acquisition

Get Invested in Your Work

Now is the time to try harder. Don’t let your fears and anxiety about the acquisition become an excuse for letting up in your work.

There are many aspects of a merger situation that are distracting and tend to interfere with your job performance. It may be difficult to get answers to your questions. Usually it’s harder to get decisions made by higher management, and information flows more slowly throughout the organization.

You may not know how much authority you have. Often people complain that they don’t know what’s expected of them, and they’re afraid to take any risks because they don’t know what will happen to people who make mistakes.

Maybe you can’t get the cooperation from another department or person that you need in order to get your job done.

Mergers and acquisitions create a complicated work environment ...