In this short webinar BrandFoundations and John Pancoast from Acquisition Solutions explore the role that culture plays at every stage of the M&A process, review two powerful tools that can be used to “de-risk” cultural integrations, and show how they could be applied to the ongoing Amazon-Whole Foods integration.
Acquisitions are a common growth strategy for many organizations today. But it’s a path strewn with nasty landmines: politics, distraction, talent drain, customer confusion and execution failures. Knowing where these landmines lay is the first step in reducing the M&A risk and ensuring your deal adds performance and value rather than destroying it. Here are five places where a misstep can spell disaster along the M&A path.
Technology cycles are turning faster than ever, and in a slower-expanding economy that challenges organic sales, leaders have turned to mergers & acquisitions to drive growth. So, what is it – beyond the technology – that makes a company enduringly different, able to out-compete and adapt to change?