Is Everyone Rowing in the Same Direction?
Richard Dirstein, Executive VP, Design & Innovation at Shikatani Lacroix, presented at SuperInvestor 2015 in San Francisco. The presentation “Is everyone rowing in the same direction?” discussed the 10 factors that are driving value through brand and culture coherence post M&A.
For investors, mergers and acquisitions provide an inherent opportunity as well as a risk. The cultural value of the organization and its alignment around a single value proposition represent the key factor, and a lack of alignment results in loss of capabilities and a higher level of risk.