Deal or No Deal

Score this deal from 1 to 4 for each of the statements below. After completing the survey simply press the Results button to find your total score and the implications for your organization.

Rank each on a scale of 1 to 4

1=Totally Disagree, 2=Disagree, 3=Agree, 4= Totally Agree

    Vision

  • We have a clear strategic objective for doing this.
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  • Our desire to grow goes beyond cost-savings and defensive moves.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We clearly understand what is achievable in light of market and industry trends.
  • Totally Disagree.   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have widespread agreement about our goals.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have tied our short-term goals to our long-term vision.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree

     

    Financial Synergy

  • We know how they make money.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We know how our investors will measure success of this deal.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have a plan to make money quickly after the deal.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have a clear picture of their financial situation.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have a plan for integrating our financial systems.
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    Operations

  • We know what we have to do to retain their key customers.
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  • Our business models are compatible.
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  • We understand their competitive advantage and driving forces.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We agree about how to integrate products and services.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We understand what our key customers will want from this deal.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree

     

    Talent

  • We have set criteria for choosing which people will be chosen for the new organization.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have a commitment from key players that they will stay.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We agree about how the new company will be run and by whom.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have clear lines of accountability for each function.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have developed a succession plan for key positions.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree

     

    Culture

  • We agree about how each step of the deal will be communicated to employees and stakeholders.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have decided how fast things will happen.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have made a strong commitment to change.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We have seen evidence that we have compatible risk tolerance.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree
  • We see evidence that key decision-makers share core values.
  • Totally Disagree   Disagree   Agree   Totally Agree