Creating an M&A playbook - a standardized approach for mergers and acquisitions implementation can help your organization to run projects more effectively and succeed in realizing the #deal value. In the process, transparency is increased, creating more trust and better collaboration
In this blog, I will share my experiences in the past few decades from various different roll-outs, and discuss my main findings and lessons. In this blog I will also assume that the organization has already decided a big-bang approach, where change is introduced overnight in the whole organization worldwide, is not feasible and a sequenced roll-out is the preferred approach.
Culture, change and people leadership are some of the most challenging and disputed aspects of M&A integration. Especially when integration teams are not able to connect and establish trust in person, managing cultural change deliberately is essential for integration success.