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“I want to change …my arrogance, my control, and my lack of trust.”

by Judith E. Glaser When Bayer, a $7 billion multinational pharmaceutical company, acquired a smaller $300 million diagnostic company, Rolf Classon the CEO, chose to call it a “merger.” Power-with Others He wanted to immediately establish a “power-with others” relationship … Continue reading

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Candor, the pivot point between success and failure

Mergers and acquisitions can seem too daunting when we view the merging entities as separate cultures, with separate norms, separate ways of doing things. Usually the small company is eaten by the larger and loses its persona. People leave the … Continue reading

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