There are many reasons why mergers and acquisitions (M&A) take place. Human Resource Management (HRM) plays a vital role when any change happens in a company. They serve as the go-to person for employees and can help the company take the necessary steps towards their new direction. In a lot of ways, Human Resource Management wears many hats.
In a 2-3 page paper, discuss the following:
What roles does HRM play when an M&A is taking place?
What are some of the responsibilities HRM has before, during, and after an M&A?
If you were the Human Resource Manager of a company going through an M&A, how would you make the transition a positive experience for employees?