Beyond the Boardroom: Unpacking M&A and Leadership Wellness with Dr. Kevin

In this enlightening episode, we welcome Dr. Kevin Karlson, a unique professional with a dual background in law and psychology, to explore the intricate connections between mergers and acquisitions, leadership, and employee wellness. Dr. Kevin shares valuable insights from his recent research, discussing the real impacts of corporate wellness programs and effective strategies for enhancing employee satisfaction and customer service during corporate transitions.

What You Will Learn:

  • How mergers and acquisitions can impact employee psychology and well-being.
  • The effectiveness (or lack thereof) of traditional corporate wellness programs according to recent studies.
  • The significant positive effects of paid time off and community volunteering on employee wellness.
  • Practical tips for leaders on fostering a supportive environment during M&A processes.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Dr. Kevin – Background on his unique blend of legal and psychological expertise.
  • Overview of Recent Research – Dr. Kevin discusses his findings on corporate wellness initiatives.
  • Real Impact of Wellness Programs – A critical look at what does and does not work in enhancing employee well-being.
  • Positive Strategies for Employee Wellness – Exploration of the two effective measures: paid time off and volunteering.
  • Leadership’s Role in Employee Wellness – How effective leadership during M&A can promote better employee and customer satisfaction.
  • Q&A with Dr. Kevin – Dr. Kevin answers questions about applying these insights in various corporate settings.

Here’s the Slide discussed on the episode:

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Thank you for joining us today, and don’t forget to tune in next time as we continue to explore valuable insights in M&A+ The Art After the Deal. Also, pick up the book M&A+ on Amazon:

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