Tag Archives: M&A

Genes, DNA and Corporate Culture

  I think that the formation of [DNA’s] structure by Watson and Crick may turn out to be the greatest development in the field of molecular genetics in recent years. — Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize for Genetics   On April … Continue reading

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A Disruptive Opportunity to Make a Difference . . .

I have decided to scale up an independent, global management consulting firm again. Let me explain why. Corporate culture is the business “buzzword” of this decade. It shows up regularly in business publications and news articles, gets blamed for company failures, and … Continue reading

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The Seven Faces of Corporate Culture

John’s Note:  The following is the first draft of the Introduction to a new book I am writing. A book prompted by readers of my last book suggesting I give them more detail, more “how to”, more specifics on corporate culture. I will … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture, Mergers and Acquisitions

What’s the best approach to acquisition integration? Depending on whom you ask you will get very different replies, and some of the best advice comes from those who have bought and integrated dozens of organizations in their careers. A group … Continue reading

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The Truth about a Merger of Equals . . .

 There is no such thing as a merger of equals! On May 6, 1998 the largest merger in automobile history was heralded as “A Merger of Equals” and promised to propel the new DaimlerChrysler as a leading player in the … Continue reading

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