Morgan Young: 6 Actions to Stop Human Capital Derailing Your Next M&A Deal
Research reveals up to as many as 60-70 percent of merger or acquisition (M&A) deals do not realize the intended goals. Why? The American Management Association found that, on average, 25 percent of high-performing employees leave within 90 days of a major change event such as M&A, despite the fact they still have a job. Ernst and Young studies show 47 percent of key employees leave in the first year after a major transaction, with that number climbing to 75 percent after three years.
Morgan Young discusses six invaluable considerations to effectively lead human capital through M&A:
- Due diligence: do it
- The culture club
- Key talent identification
- Key talent retention
- Re-engage key talent