1. What key talents/strengths must members of the merger team possess?
     
  2. What functions should be represented?
     
  3. Who should be involved in the selection process of the team members?
     
  4. Will special compensation or bonuses be given to the Integration Task Force members?
     
  5. How long will each of the team members be assigned to the project?
     
  6. Will this be a full-time commitment, or will they be required to carry on their normal job responsibilities also?
     
  7. What company knowledge and technical skills will be necessary to make the team effective?
     
  8. By what date should selection of the team be completed?
     
  9. How frequently should the team meet?
     
  10. Should all the team be housed at one location so as to enhance synergy and communications?
     
  11. Who should be the Task Force leader? What qualifications, skills, or title should this person possess?
     
  12. Will the team have joint membership from both companies?
     
  13. Will the team have co-leaders or leaders from one company and deputies from the other company?
     
  14. How often will the Task Force meet? When and where will they meet?
     
  15. What tools and templates will be provided to the team?
     
  16. Has a Data Room been set up so the Task Force can access data that has been collected?