Often, when CEOs or managers hear their employees describe a team challenge, there’s an impulse to immediately jump in to solve the problem with an off-the-shelf training. That’s understandable given the pace at which information is flowing, productivity is measured, and results are desired. ...

When it comes to today’s steady stream of mergers and acquisitions, the single largest threat to employee engagement and success for the new company is a culture clash. Similar to a blind date where a shared history is not likely, the lack of common values...