Eye-opening, recent research on talent retention, productivity, and psychological readiness in acquired companies.
Research involving almost 1,000 senior and middle managers found 90% were psychologically unprepared for the changes in status and organizational structure they would encounter following their mergers.
- Harvard Business Review
Target companies lose 21% of their executives each year for at least ten years following an acquisition. This is more than double the turnover experienced in non-merged firms.
- Journal of Business Strategy