personal anxieties as quickly as possible by giving honest
advice about what is likely to happen in the next six
Communicate as frequently and honestly as possible
throughout the whole integration phase, not just during the
first few weeks.
people in integration
cross-functional project groups.
people on secondments or temporary
teams, integrate individuals back into the organization
and give them opportunities to
people explicit reassurances that their contributions are
valued even if new structures or roles are not yet defined.
people opportunities to talk about their achievements,
especially through allowing them to write their own CVs for
that selection is impartial and transparent.
benefits packages to individual needs and preferences.
Loyalty bonuses are often useful during the first six months
of the transaction.