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Avoid Common Pitfalls of Major Restructuring

Sunday, September 8, 2013

More often than not a merger or acquisition will fail. Don't fall into the common traps.

Would you get onto an airplane that has known problems and will get you to your final destination without a mishap only 30 percent of the time? Of course not. According to a March 2011 Harvard Business Review article, numerous studies have found the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions to be more than 70 percent, depending on how you define a failure. Why, then are CEOs so cheerful and optimistic w

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