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HR Due Diligence by ChinSeng Koh, ChyeKok Ho

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Introducing HR due diligence

Abstract:

The phases of a Human Resource Due Diligence process in mergers and acquisition (M&A) transactions may be clustered into upstream; midstream; and downstream. Amongst the key factors to consider are the formulation of appropriate HRM strategies that are aligned to the business; the identification and assessment of HR risks of the impending M&A transaction; and management integration upon the conclusion of the deal.

Key words

due diligence

state-owned enterprise

strategic intent

greenfield

negotiations

integration

M&A from a HRM perspective

M&A activities are becoming more sophisticated and commonplace in Asia. For China, the developments of capital and securities markets, banking reforms and the adoption ...

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