Blending Cultures: Success Factors in Merging Knowledge-Based Companies

As you move through this process, the one cultural integration story that you should not overlook is your own. No matter what kinds of industries are being blended as a result of your merger initiative (even if it’s not a professional services type combination), every company today depends substantially on its most mobile of assets – the high-value talent. This article, by Mark Walztoni, is an excerpt from the published book HR Directions: HR Leading Lights on What You Should Know Right Now About Leadership, Engagement, Technology, and Growing your Own World-Class HR Career.