Seven fundamental tenets of successful integration
Accelerate the transition®

March 2016

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Despite best intentions, acquisitions too often fall short of meeting set expectations. A disciplined approach to integration will improve a dealmaker's chance of success and keep value drivers behind the deal in focus.

Hear more about what Gregg Nahass says about the Seven Fundamental Tenets of Successful Integration:

Seven fundamental tenets provide a successful framework for integration that have been tried and proven time and again, and allow managers to focus their effort on sound execution. These include:

  1. Accelerate the transition®
  2. Define the integration strategy
  3. Focus on priority initiatives
  4. Prepare for Day One
  5. Communicate with all stakeholders
  6. Establish leadership at all levels
  7. Manage the integration as a business process

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