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Workforce Inside: Focusing on people and culture can create value during M&A integration

May 13, 2021

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Today's business leaders expect a post pandemic recovery that will stretch the boundaries of what's possible for their organizations in an increasingly digital world. As a result, business leaders are focused on expanding products and service offerings, as well as pursuing new mergers and acquisitions to help accelerate their access to talent and technology.

In this episode, we'll discuss how focusing on culture and people can create value during the M&A integration. 


  • 02:40 - M&A transactions during a pandemic
  • 05:55 - Human capital agendas for the deal 
  • 07:37 - Considerations if you are a divesting company
  • 11:07 - The role of HR as part of the value creation plan
  • 13:13 - Evolution of the HR playbook in M&A transactions
  • 15:20 - HR technology platforms and analytics
  • 19:24 - Wrap up

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Bhushan Sethi

People & Organization Joint Global Leader, PwC US

Nadirah Ibrahim

Principal, Transformation, PwC US

David Baral

Managing Director, Deals, PwC US

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