HR’s Role in Mergers and Acquisitions

Preparation
View the SHRM video, Once the Deal Is Done: Making Mergers Work. This resource will be the basis for a presentation on HR’s role in mergers and acquisitions for organizational leaders.
Assessment Requirements
Create 8–10 PowerPoint presentation slides (with speaker notes) to address the role of human resources in mergers and acquisitions. Include the following:

Explain key practices HR should include to successfully integrate two merged companies.
Explain key principles of an integration process for merging companies. Include three principles.
Explain what metrics can be used to measure the impact of a merger.
Analyze perspectives concerning HR professionals’ roles relative to mergers and acquisitions.
Describe recommendations for including and maximizing HR’s contribution to successful mergers and acquisitions. Describe 2–3 recommendations and consider sharing professional experiences.

Your PowerPoint slides and speaker notes should be written coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics as expected of a business professional.
Additional Requirements

References: Support your PPT presentation with at least two academic resources from the Capella University Library. You must use proper APA style to list your references.
Length: 8–10 PPT slides, plus a slide for the references list.
Written communication: Demonstrate graduate-level writing skills through accurate communication of thoughts that convey the overall goals of the analysis and do not detract from the message.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.