83% of mergers fail, due to various reasons from poor risk management, overpaying, misaligned strategies, different cultures to people management. - Forbes
The common thread to most M&As failures is People. The People factor that often gets forgotten and lost in the negotiations between the acquirer and acquiree. Yet, it is the People who are the greatest asset and turnkey to any organisation. When the people factor is not addressed, this is what will happen – they leave.
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