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M&A Survival Mode

When Companies Join Forces, Roles are in Jeopardy; Here's How to Thrive amid an Organizational Reset

For all the strategic value that mergers and acquisitions (M&As) can deliver for businesses, they can wreak havoc with project management careers. When two organizations join forces or one company acquires another, the resulting workflow redundancies put roles at risk—and it's a threat that's bound to linger. More than 75 percent of executives expect the number of M&As closed in the next 12 months to increase, according to Deloitte's 2019 M&A Trends report. That's up from 70 percent last year.
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