For business owners and executives, mergers and acquisitions (M&As) can be an exciting time to achieve rapid growth and even smash goals that otherwise would have been unattainable.
When an organization is involved in a merger or an acquisition, the entire situation can be distressing for everyone. Suspicions run high in both organizations, and even the best-running company culture can run aground during those difficult times. I recently spoke with Jill Penrose, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at The J.M. Smucker Company, […]