Task – After reading the case answer these 6 questions. Each answer should be about 1 paragraph long. Remember do not re-state these questions in the paper.
1) What type of culture and leadership style is necessary to implement such a strategy?
2) What is HR's role in the identification and integration of potential acquisitions?
3) What are the major factors K. Hovnanian considers to ensure a good fit between target company and K. Hovnanian?
4) What are the key success factors to retain the intangible assets of an acquired organization?
5) How do you balance the need for consistency and flexibility of management practices?
6) How do you enable newly acquired organizations to maintain their identity while being part of a much larger organization?