People First by Hutton Henry
Why do around 80% of Mergers & Acquisition deals fail to deliver the intended financial benefits?
One major reason is a failure to fully engage technology teams in the M&A process, which leads to loss of key staff, ideas and knowledge.
The big tech CEOs repeatedly tell us it’s a ‘cloud first, mobile first’ world, but M&A has always been a ‘People First’ endeavour.
People First is a guide for those who are responsible for delivering post-merger integration projects and want to learn how to:
- Develop high-performing teams spread across multiple companies
- Create and nurture a positive team culture
- Avoid common mistakes that can derail the integration
- Discover the key differences between ‘Digital’ acquisitions and their ‘Legacy’ buyers; Ultimately, deliver a smooth technology transformation.
Whether this is your first post-merger integration project or one of many, this book is essential reading.