Leadership Resources

Leadership Resources from the Carlson Executive MBA Program

The Human Side of M&A – How CEOs Leverage the Most Important Asset in Deal Making

Some excerpts from the attached Getabstract book. Human capital is fundamental but often neglected in M&As, leading to failures. Strategies and plans depend on management teams implementing them. Chief executives should have a clear vision of M&A and make sure everyone involved understands the vision. Ambiguity is the enemy of merger integration. Integrate as fast as possible.