Objectives

  • Level-set on integration communication best practices
  • Understand integration communication approaches and progress-to-date
  • Define Charter and Operating Model for Communications Team
  • Define a set of integration communication Guiding Principles
  • Discuss major audience segments
  • Discuss immediate communication needs
  • Identify next steps

Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Objectives
  • Pritchett
  • Overview of approach
  • Merger communications perspective
  • Communications Progress-to-Date
  • Communication Team Charter Definition
  • Define Guiding Principles
  • Audience Segmentation
  • Key Communication Priorities
  • Next Steps

Preclose

  • Division GM and IMO Lead communicate with subsidiary CEO
  • Division GM and IMO meet with subsidiary Executive Team about Integration process and timeline
  • Division GM and IMO lead plan Employee Day 1 events and coordinate Functional leads
  • Draft Supplier and Customer communications

Day 1 

  • Welcoming letter goes out from CEO and Division GM to all subsidiary employees
  • Talking Points for Day 1 event
  • IMO shares high-level integration plan with subsidiary employees
  • Division GM initiates communication of new management structure and reporting relationships

Day 15 ...

 

 

 

 


Slide titles:



Objectives

Agenda

Communications Process – Suggested Approach

A Reminder: The Merger Challenge

Counter Intuitive Moves

PRITCHETT Point Of View: Common Communication Mistakes

Playing “Carnac the Magnificent”

Sugar Coating the Truth

Forgetting the “Me”

Holding Back the Compliments

Staggered Experiences

Progress-to-Date

Communication Team Charter

Communications Team

Guiding Principles

Audience Segmentation

Key Communication Priorities

Next Steps