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The HR Practitioner’s Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence

Show Notes Of Podcast

Show notes

00.00 - Intro

1.58.41 - Background

3.30.79 - Roundtable 

7.16.72 - Bringing HR early

9.33.82 - Biggest Lesson in HR M&A

13.33.12 - Buying a House vs. Buying a Company

15.23.59 - Defining Due Diligence

19.09.28 - Working with Other Functions

20.50.62 - Information Ecosystem

24.48.07 - Major HR risks

31.26.76 - Deal Killers

32.56.28 - Losing Key People

35.45.02 - Retaining Key People

38.08.77 - Key People Insurance

39.03.42 - Side by Side Comparison

41.30.54 - Staffing Cuts

44.21.21 - How to Weigh Risks

46.41.40 - Reputation Risk

49.23.72 - Most Essential Advice

52.42.32 - Craziest thing seen in M&A

55.01.60 - Outro

“If you're pulling HR in after you announced the deal, then you're missing a lot of opportunities to help realize deal value earlier on in the process.”

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison Patel speaks with Dr. Klint Kendrick, Chair of HR, M&A roundtable. Klint was a former director of M&A, HR at Oracle, and HR M&A leader at Boeing. Together they discuss the HR practitioner's guide to M&A and due diligence, covering topics such as when to bring HR in, major HR risks, and how to weigh risks.

They also cover how to work with other functions, information ecosystems, and retaining key employees. Learn valuable lessons on how to deal with reputation risks, the difference between buying a house and buying a company, and the craziest thing Klint has seen in M&A.

“If you're pulling HR in after you announced the deal, then you're missing a lot of opportunities to help realize deal value earlier on in the process.”

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison Patel speaks with Dr. Klint Kendrick, Chair of HR, M&A roundtable. Klint was a former director of M&A, HR at Oracle, and HR M&A leader at Boeing. Together they discuss the HR practitioner's guide to M&A and due diligence, covering topics such as when to bring HR in, major HR risks, and how to weigh risks.

They also cover how to work with other functions, information ecosystems, and retaining key employees. Learn valuable lessons on how to deal with reputation risks, the difference between buying a house and buying a company, and the craziest thing Klint has seen in M&A.

Show notes

00.00 - Intro

1.58.41 - Background

3.30.79 - Roundtable 

7.16.72 - Bringing HR early

9.33.82 - Biggest Lesson in HR M&A

13.33.12 - Buying a House vs. Buying a Company

15.23.59 - Defining Due Diligence

19.09.28 - Working with Other Functions

20.50.62 - Information Ecosystem

24.48.07 - Major HR risks

31.26.76 - Deal Killers

32.56.28 - Losing Key People

35.45.02 - Retaining Key People

38.08.77 - Key People Insurance

39.03.42 - Side by Side Comparison

41.30.54 - Staffing Cuts

44.21.21 - How to Weigh Risks

46.41.40 - Reputation Risk

49.23.72 - Most Essential Advice

52.42.32 - Craziest thing seen in M&A

55.01.60 - Outro

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“If you're pulling HR in after you announced the deal, then you're missing a lot of opportunities to help realize deal value earlier on in the process.”

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison Patel speaks with Dr. Klint Kendrick, Chair of HR, M&A roundtable. Klint was a former director of M&A, HR at Oracle, and HR M&A leader at Boeing. Together they discuss the HR practitioner's guide to M&A and due diligence, covering topics such as when to bring HR in, major HR risks, and how to weigh risks.

They also cover how to work with other functions, information ecosystems, and retaining key employees. Learn valuable lessons on how to deal with reputation risks, the difference between buying a house and buying a company, and the craziest thing Klint has seen in M&A.

Show notes

00.00 - Intro

1.58.41 - Background

3.30.79 - Roundtable 

7.16.72 - Bringing HR early

9.33.82 - Biggest Lesson in HR M&A

13.33.12 - Buying a House vs. Buying a Company

15.23.59 - Defining Due Diligence

19.09.28 - Working with Other Functions

20.50.62 - Information Ecosystem

24.48.07 - Major HR risks

31.26.76 - Deal Killers

32.56.28 - Losing Key People

35.45.02 - Retaining Key People

38.08.77 - Key People Insurance

39.03.42 - Side by Side Comparison

41.30.54 - Staffing Cuts

44.21.21 - How to Weigh Risks

46.41.40 - Reputation Risk

49.23.72 - Most Essential Advice

52.42.32 - Craziest thing seen in M&A

55.01.60 - Outro

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