“The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.”
In this chapter you will learn:
• The key to a successful transition period is adequate planning before the announcement.
• Move the process along smartly, but do not rush the changes. It is a delicate balance.
• Do the pruning very carefully. Avoid the mega cutback approach.
• Place special emphasis on the systems changes. You might want extra resources onboard for this critical work.
A typical merger or substantial organizational change takes the better part of a year or even longer from inception to complete integration. Many of the ...