61-page playbook specifies over 900 integration tasks for the following work streams:
Finance: Treasury | SAP Integration | Financial Close | Operational Reporting | Financial Reporting | Tax | Inventory Accounting | Acquisition Process | Investor Relations | Synergy Tracking | Organization Design
Information Technology: Infrastructure | IT Integration Program | Day 1 | HR | Legal | Corporate | Organizational Structure | Finance
Human Resources: Compensation | Retention | Deferred Comp | Long Term Incentive Plan | Severance | Gainsharing | Health & Rx | Dental | EAP | COBRA | Life | Com Plan | HSA | LTD | STD |401k | Pension | LOA | Com Day 1 | Com Day 2 | Drug Testing | Recruiting | Data Conversion | Payroll Timekeeping | Org Structure | Immigration | Workers Comp. | Training & Development | Compliance | Safety | Policies | Labor Relations | IT Help Desk | Educ. Assistance | Travel & Expense
Corporate: Day 1 - Employee Communications | Day 1 - Corporate | Day 1 – Safety | Corporate Giving | Communications | SG&A Synergies | Corporate Organization Structure
Legal: Intellectual Property Management | Contracts | Organization Planning | Corporate Secretary |Procurement | Legal Team Integration| System | Internal Audit | Compliance
Operations: Employee Onboarding | Safety | Customer and Vendor Integration | Operations | Operational Synergies | SAP Integration| Policies and Procedures | Day 1 Communications | Sales and Marketing Integration | Post Close Assessments
Playbook also provides links to additional files regarding pre-close rules of engagement, steering committee kick off presentation, Day 1 communications, and IMO tools.