Culture Clashes in M&A

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Culture Clashes in M&A
Arnaud
Many studies report that up to 80% of M&A are failing to create value and this is mainly due to culture clashes during the integration phase. Some authors have suggested that like financial and operational, a Cultural Due Diligence should be executed to identify cultural problems and shared values (according to McKinsey model). This process is also called Bicultural Audit and can be developed in 3 steps: 1- Culture Gaps Identification 2- Culture Gap Analysis 3- Culture Bridging. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Culture Clashes in M&A
Jos Huizer
  Good point! Prior to any M&A it is all about the "up"side, while talking down the effects on the "down"side (after all, who invests in Downers?). Culture merging is dealing with that latter. Further, Cultural mergers need long term planning Balance sheets may quickly change, people tend to change a lot slower. I speak here from my studies and own experience. Culture DD may be a good thing, to draw the paradigms of the companies and their stakeholders (!) so that the new team realizes what they are up against. How about a "Director of Culture" sort of title to show the seriousness?

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2 Perspectives on Post-acquisition Integration
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