ASIAN COMPANIES LAGGING BEHIND WESTERN COUNTERPARTS WHEN IT COMES TO RETAINING KEY STAFF AFTER M&A’S

Asian companies are more likely to lose senior management staff after mergers and acquisitions (M&A) than their western counterparts, a study has found. This, say HR experts in Singapore and Hong Kong, emphasises the need for more sophisticated talent retention strategies in the region. The Willis Towers Watson 2017 Global M&A Retention Study found that, globally, the effectiveness of financial retention agreements to ensure acquired talent remains with a new company following M&As has improved over the past three years, but not in Asia. In the ...


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