Turnaround planning

Strategic planning

Prior to the go/no-go decision, its prudent to acknowledge that the target company will require some ‘turning around’.  – define that as you will. Of course, the unique particulars of the target business will govern the approach – but in general, the activity needs to be disciplined: number focused, and people-flavoured.  The turned-around business either … Read more

How motivated is the team?

team motivation diagnostic

When you’re considering an acquisition, the quality, motivation, skill, ability, and adaptability of the team at the target company will be a critical dimension of the go-forward decision. A motivated team is a high-performing team. A motivated team generally scores high on measures related to Desire, Ability, and Belief in the company. This Team Motivation … Read more