Blogger Archives: Mary Cianni

Mary Cianni

Mary Cianni, Ph.D., is the Head of M&A, Global Services and Solutions, at Willis Towers Watson.

Four things successful leaders do during mergers and acquisitions

woman business leader meeting with employees

A multitude of factors are making managing and leading mergers and acquisitions through a successful integration increasingly challenging: Cross-border transactions require unifying national and corporate cultures. Mega-deals create a host of complex workforce and culture issues that can push integrations … Continue reading →

Don’t neglect your workforce during M&A

Conventional wisdom holds that employees generally react adversely to the level of change a merger, acquisition or other type of deal may bring. But what isn’t widely understood and sometimes underestimated is the variance in the ways employees view the … Continue reading →