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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Gauge Our Employee Culture After a Merger?

May 31, 2011
Related Topics: Talent Management(2), Mergers and Acquisitions, HR/Workforce Trends, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement, Motivating Employees, Social Media, Workforce Planning, Dear Workforce, Legal
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We are planning to launch engagement surveys to our full-time employee population. We have purchased a few smaller companies in recent years and would like to ask a different set of questions to employees who have become part of our company as a result. Specifically, we wish to gauge how the acquisition was handled by our company, as well as the transition to being considered part of the parent company. Our motivation is to pinpoint areas of concern to the newly integrated employees, and to avoid repeating certain behaviors in future acquisitions. What are some suggested questions to use that would give us this kind of insight? —Building (or Repairing) Bridges, human resources adviser, marketing, Dallas
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