Mergercast by Booz & Company Releases Podcast Episode 15 - The 3-Year, 100-Day Plan

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Mergercast by Booz & Company -- a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings -- has released an espisode on the importance of integration planning that incorporates both the first 100 days and the merged organization's longer-term strategic goals.

The 3-year plan is a euphemism for a short-term plan designed to ensure stability and quick results, while the 100-day plan is considered to be an end state or a company's long-term destination. It's critical to connect those two plans during a merger, especially given the tight economic situation facing many companies today

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Gerald Adolph, Booz & Company Senior Partner and head of its Mergers and Restructurings group, discusses the importance of integration planning that incorporates both the first 100 days and the merged organization's longer-term strategic goals. He explores three areas where this type of planning is most important -- building capabilities, creating a programmatic approach and remembering the softer side of integration -- as well as analyzing the impact of the current economic environment.

"The 3-year plan is a euphemism for a short-term plan designed to ensure stability and quick results, while the 100-day plan is considered to be an end state or a company's long-term destination. It's critical to connect those two plans during a merger, especially given the tight economic situation facing many companies today," said Adolph.

Mergercast by Booz & Company is a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Episode 15 has a runtime of 15 minutes and 10 seconds, and can be accessed at http://www.booz.com/mergercast. Listeners can play the podcast on its homepage or subscribe via RSS feed, e-mail or the iTunes store.    

About Booz & Company
Booz & Company is a leading global management consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments, and organizations.

Our founder, Edwin Booz, defined the profession when he established the first management consulting firm in 1914.

Today, with more than 3,300 people in 57 offices around the world, we bring foresight and knowledge, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to building capabilities and delivering real impact. We work closely with our clients to create and deliver essential advantage.
For our management magazine strategy+business, visit http://www.strategy-business.com.

Visit http://www.booz.com to learn more about Booz & Company.

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