1. How do people feel here about being merged/acquired?
  2. What would be your (or others’) major concerns about being acquired or merged?
  3. What are the defining characteristics of your company? (What’s distinctive? What differentiates you from other organizations in general? From the competition?)
  4. Describe the company’s core values. (What does it believe in?)
  5. What do outsiders not know/realize about this company?
  6. What are its idiosyncrasies? (What are the most peculiar
  7. What are the unwritten rules around here?
  8. What aspects of the culture are most important to people here? ...