The purpose of this memo is to provide a brief explanation of how you as a manager should approach this new merger with EnviroTech and the type of behavior that I expect each one of you to have in respect to the impact this acquisition will have on our employees. As InterClean transitions the organization, it will be vital for employees to feel they have a part in the changing environment. Management systems that produce profits through people seem to share seven dimensions in common: employment security; selective hiring; self-managed teams and decentralization are basic elements of organization design; comparatively high compensation contingent on organizational performance; extensive training; reduced differences in status; sharing of information (Cascio, 2006). David Spence, President and CEO, has already announced the vision and the merger with EnviroTech. Continuing his communication efforts with employees quickly and effectively is important for the success of the company.
Impact on Productivity
Please acquire the following procedures to improve productivity among employees during this merger:
Involving employees in the change process will be important to the success of the merger.
If InterClean's management does not keep employees abreast of the changes in a consistent and organized manner, it can have a devastating effect on employee morale.
Developing focus groups with existing InterClean employees' needs to be done quickly so questions and fears can be addressed.
Once the merger occurs; focus groups including individuals from both organizations needs to be created.
As a manager, you need to minimize the turnover rate of the higher performing employees and include employees in the decision making process helps smooth fears during change.
There are many factors which affect the productivity of our employees during a merger, but the most important factor is attitude of superior. Managing change is an ongoing process whose objective is...