Quick Study: M&A Trend Prompts Need For PR Repairs; Business Trumps Government And Media When It Comes To Trust

Merger Repair

The past few years have seen a spike in the number of mergers and acquisitions taking place in industries throughout the business world (think AOL/Time Warner and Sprint/Nextel),

but a recent study conducted by a merger integration expert at Katzenbach Partners revealed that nearly two-thirds of surveyed executives feel that their companies' post-merger

integration efforts are a key problem. The 124 surveyed executives all work for organizations that went through mergers, and many have been through up to five since 2000.