A Field Manual for Management

Mergers always have pushed people’sskills to the limit. Now they’re pushing even harder. To pull this off successfully—to win at the fast growth game of mergers—you need to follow some new rules. The mere fact that you’ve played the game in years past should not make you rest easily with today’s merger challenges. It’s a different game these days, and you can’t afford to confuse experience with expertise. The following pages frame out a fresh set of guidelines. Weave these into your integration strategy, and make yourself a winner in the new game of growth.

Mergers: Growth in the Fast Lane presents 10 guidelines for managing the unconventional high-velocity growth associated with a merger or acquisition.