The Big Think: when two become one — mergers and people management strategies
Welcome to The Big Think — the thought leadership series from Allen & Overy’s global employment practice.
Its mission is to think big, think forward and think without boundaries. Members of our international team put their heads together to think about the issues that ought to be on your agenda, from both a domestic and a global perspective. We tackle all the different aspects of the issue under consideration that are likely to pose both the biggest opportunities and problems for HR practitioners and in-house counsel.
In this second edition, the international contributors look at the way that a carefully planned and executed people management strategy can be critical to the success of a merger. Although the economic gain is the primary driver, effectively managing the employees affected is key to the smooth running of the transaction…
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