We are past the point where analytics-based decision-making is a “nice-to-have”. If we’re accountable for delivering the best possible value in an M&A deal, avoiding cognitive biases through talent analytics is not just an opportunity . . . it’s an imperative.
M&A buyers are not just looking at products, customers, and market access . . . the acquired workforce is also a critical consideration. With that in mind, here is today’s hi5 - the 5 action items for buyers to keep in mind regarding the human capital side of M&As.