Strategic-Response: The Impact of Culture on Mergers & Acquisitions

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Cheap debt, record cash piles and the need to outpace sluggish economic growth will see many companies back on the Mergers & Acquisitions trail in 2011 but merging balance sheets it turns out , is far easier than merging cultures. In this edition of Strategic Response we outline an approach understanding and connecting different organisational cultures so that the urge to merge does not prove too painful.