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I thought this article in today’s Wall Street Journal illustrates the challenges of integrating acquisitions as well as preserving employee morale during crises: At the time of the acquisitions in 2010, Mr. Lazaridis insisted that both companies stay in their respective home cities of Ottawa and Malmo, Sweden, largely to allow them to continue developing […]

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For decades, management scholars and consultants have debated whether building trust in an organization runs counter to exercising greater control over employees. ¬†Certainly, using formal tools such as monitoring employees’ behavior and communications makes it harder to earn their trust, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that all forms of control are inherently trust-inhibiting or trust-violating. […]

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