One of the riskiest moves company stakeholders can make is to acquire and merge with another company or to divest themselves of company assets. Despite the best of intentions, many mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures produce results far below expectations. Learn why failure happens, and how to prevent it by following the overriding best practice in successful acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures: preparedness.
hewitt human resources
to a study by Hewitt Associates of Asia-Pacific companies, top HR issues in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures include retention of key employees, compliance with applicable laws, and alignment of culture, compensation, and benefits. There may be other factors that hinder your ability to retain top employees, such as undefined or duplicate roles, the lack of consolidated employee data, or incompatible HR systems. Supplier Consolidation In a merger, cost reduction through consolidation of suppliers