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Several Ways to Address Cultural Issues
Four Possible Scenarios for Culture Integration
Advantages to Each Approach
Why Are Post-Merger Cultural Issues Difficult to Manage
Consequences of Culture Conflict
Culture Differences Can Cause Integration Failure
3 Important Drivers of Cultural Issues
Components of Culture Change Programs

Why are Post-Merger Cultural Issues Difficult to Manage?

  • Culture is frequently ‘under the surface’ i.e. not obviously visible – driven by values, beliefs, norms, mental models, different expectations
  • Cultural ‘hot spots’ within the two organizations may simmer for awhile before causing major problems
  • Root causes of cultural issues might be in different areas than where the issues appear
  • Culture is deep rooted, created over a company’s history, and therefore extraordinarily difficult to change ...


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Post-MergerIntegration Culture
Post-Merger Integration Culture
Content
Content
Several Ways to Address Cultural Issues
Several Ways to Address Cultural Issues
Four Possible Scenarios for Culture Integration
Four Possible Scenarios for Culture Integration
Advantages to Each Approach
Advantages to Each Approach
Why are Post-Merger Cultural Issues Difficult to Manage
Why are Post-Merger Cultural Issues Difficult to Manage
Consequences of Culture Conflict
Consequences of Culture Conflict
Culture Differences Can Cause Integration Failure
Culture Differences Can Cause Integration Failure
3 Important Drivers of Cultural Issues
3 Important Drivers of Cultural Issues
Components of Culture Change Programs
Components of Culture Change Programs