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3 Best Practices for GMs to Improve Employee Retention Following an Acquisition

Published: 07 March 2019

ID: G00375286

Analyst(s): Kaustav Dey , Anushree Verma


Retaining talent is typically pivotal to an acquisition success. However, many acquisitions are plagued by poor integration planning and execution, leading to the loss of talent. This research provides technology general managers with three best practices to maximize their odds of success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Tailor-Make Motivators for Employees
  • Integrate the Culture Using Synergy Points
  • Identify and Eliminate Tension Points
  • Conclusion

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