Chapter 25. Post-Merger Management: It's All in the Design

  1. Dr. Florian Budde Director3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO)4 and
  3. Dr. Heiner Frankemölle Director5
  1. Dr. Eric Bartels5,
  2. Dr. Tomas Koch1 and
  3. Philip Eykerman2

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch25

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bartels, E., Koch, T. and Eykerman, P. (2005) Post-Merger Management: It's All in the Design, in Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition (eds F. Budde, U.-H. Felcht and H. Frankemölle), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 3

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Taunustor 2, 60311 Frankfurt/M., Germany

  2. 4

    Degussa AG, Bennigsenplatz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 5

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Magnusstrasse 11, 50672 Cologne, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., 27fl Seoul Finance Center, 84 Taepyungro 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-768, South Korea

  2. 2

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Cockerillkaai 26, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

  3. 5

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Magnusstrasse 11, 50672 Cologne, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312665

Online ISBN: 9783527612246

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Keywords:

  • chemical industry;
  • post-merger management;
  • integration;
  • defining aspirations;
  • communicating aspirations;
  • value creation potential;
  • effective organization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Phases of an Integration

  • Defining and Communicating the Aspirations

  • Fully Identifying Value Creation Potential

    • Determining the Synergy Potentials that are Directly Business-related

    • Securing the Business and Uncovering Additional Potential

    • Determining the Potential from New Strategic Opportunities

  • Determining the Cornerstones of an Effective Organization

    • Aligning Management Behind a Common Goal

    • Rapidly Determining New Organizational Structures

    • Building a Shared Performance Culture

    • Managing Top Talent

  • Tailoring the Integration Approach

    • Setting up a Powerful Project Organization

    • Selecting Project Management Tools

    • Communicating Permanently

  • Summary