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Why Post Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Integration Fails

Why Post Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Integration Fails

The traditional method of going about integrating two companies together whether it is an acquisition, merger, or a strategic alliance relies on ad hoc methods and false assumptions. Though methods vary the key component to integration today is based on analysis of human capital metrics, financial assumptions, and some top-down command and control behavior. Perhaps this is why so many ... Read More »

Will Healthcare Reform/Budget Fight Cause Loss of Jobs?

Will Healthcare Reform/Budget Fight Cause Loss of Jobs?

Earlier this year in January of 2013, we predicted that if the Sandy aid package was not passed that the US economy would lose over 1 million domestic jobs in the heart of what was the recovery back then. Today we face the same issue with the federal budget and in a few weeks with the debt ceiling. Our analysis ... Read More »

Manager’s Choice(s) for Number of Direct Reports has a Local Cultural Component

Manager’s Choice(s) for Number of Direct Reports has a Local Cultural Component

In a recent consulting engagement for one of Washington, DC's most visible defense and government contractors, the Human Alliance utilized it's proprietary Talent Sphere Mapping™ model and found evidence that departmental culture has overwhelming influence on managers' decisions to hire specified numbers of people Read More »

Human Alliance Opinion: New Book by Sheryl Sandberg is Visionary

Human Alliance Opinion: New Book by Sheryl Sandberg is Visionary

Human Alliance Opinion: New Book by Sheryl Sandberg is Visionary Human Alliance Ltd, one of Washington, D.C. leading management consulting firms specializing in labor, employment, and workplace issues sees the controversial new book, titled “ Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” by Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg as a visionary book with accurate assessments of the workplace for ... Read More »

Human Alliance Adopts New Slogan: Quantifying Humanity™

Human Alliance Adopts New Slogan: Quantifying Humanity™

Human Alliance Adopts New Slogan: Quantifying Humanity™ Human Alliance Ltd, one of Washington, D.C. leading management consulting firms specializing in labor, employment, and workplace issues announced today that it is adopting a new slogan to better reflect its ongoing mission and vision for the talent industry. The slogan, Quantifying Humanity™ symbolizes existing data driven capabilities and the overall mission to ... Read More »

Human Alliance Principal Appears on Fox News LIVE to Discuss Performance Management

Human Alliance Principal Appears on Fox News LIVE to Discuss Performance Management

Human Alliance Principal Appears on Fox News LIVE to Discuss Performance Management Human Alliance Ltd. Managing Principal, Joe Shaheen appeared on a Fox News LIVE segment hosted by Fox Business Network’s Lauren Simonetti to discuss performance management systems and especially systems that rely on peer reviews to measure employee performance. The segment was streamed live online on the Fox News ... Read More »