Making Mergers Work: How to Successfully Integrate Two Companies

With Barry Rosen

A common statistic around business M&As is a real eye-opener: More than 70% of deals fail to achieve the desired synergies. Focusing on cost savings can come at the expense of revenue momentum. Focusing on process efficiencies can come at the cost of losing talent.

Whether the merger takes place in pharma, tech, energy, or manufacturing, not getting the people part right can spoil the deal.

In this new LeaderLens podcast, Barry Rosen, IA's CEO, offers practical suggestions for how integration leaders can avoid common pitfalls – and describes how conscious collaboration is an essential ingredient to success.

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