Culture, mergers and acquisitions

Academic research illustrates that half of all merger and acquisition (M&A) activities have failed to create lasting shareholder value. Studies on post-merger stock performance reveal that since 1990, in the two years after their deals closed, nearly 50 percent of the largest M&A transactions failed to produce total shareholder returns greater than their industry peers. Only 30 […]

The Change consulting Group on change strategy

Questions about change implementation

Dear friends and colleagues We are often asked ad hoc questions about change and strategy implementation, and we either cannot answer these in full, or our answers are not documented for the benefit of others. So we have decided to start a new programme on our blog called Your Questions. We would like to invite you to ask[…]

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New CCG Learn Presentations!

CCG Learn is proud to announce the addition of three new presentations to our learning portfolio.  These have been offered as bespoke solutions for CCG clients previously (either as keynote presentations or internal learning experiences) and we have reworked the content into three standalone presentations that are designed for presentation to both small groups (12-20 delegates) and[…]

Professional business development & improvement strategies

Doing Strategy Well in the Context of Change

Recently CCG gave a keynote presentation to a group of senior executives who are struggling with the appropriate response to strategy implementation in their organisation.  We were struck by the importance of three key change concepts that delegates repeatedly asked questions about during Q&A. We are convinced that these elements are key to the success of large-scale[…]

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The Change Review: McKinsey Interview and strategy implementation

A key purpose of this newsfeed is to stimulate discussion and debate around some of the challenges associated with change and strategy implementation.  Part of this process is about sharing our experiences and areas of concern with our listeners, and part of this is about commenting on the work currently being done by our colleagues.  Some of[…]