StrategyDeveloping a strategy that leverages the competition position of both firms and optimizes costs.
ProductsIn some cases, products are integrated. For example, a robotics firm might acquire an artificial intelligence firm in order to integrate their software into products.
StructureCombining organizational structures such as two IT departments.
CultureDeveloping a common set of norms, expectations, habits and values. Differences in corporate culture can easily descend into counterproductive office politics.
CapabilitiesIntegrating business capabilities in order to reduce duplication of effort.
ProcessesIntegrating business processes or choosing one process over another. For example, establishing single processes in areas such as human resources and financial controls.
Policy & ProcedureA consistent set of rules and practices in areas such as human resources or customer service.
SystemsIntegrating systems or reducing duplication of systems.
DataIntegrating data such as customer and product data.
KnowledgeCombining knowledge assets such as content management systems and key documents.
|Overview: Merger Integration|
Combining and restructuring a business to realize value from a merger or acquisition.
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