The Question our Executive Coaches address: “I am a VP in my company, and we were just acquired by another organization. We know nothing about their culture and values. Are there tips for understanding the new organization’s culture? If their values are very different than my current organization- should I stay?”
Our Executive Coaches have varying insights. Which one do you align with? Consider being acquired and the imminent culture change could be analogous to being dropped into a new country. Our Coaches advise Jayson to be curious, be open, and seek understanding. How can you get a preview about the culture of the company? How can you be part of the solution in creating the new culture of this new organization?
How do you determine if you should stay or go? Do you know what you want in your career? Assessing your current culture and your current values and how they are aligned. How do you define the culture of the new organization and determine if you are aligned?