During mergers and acquisitions, a veterinarian practice is likely to lose its culture. This means that what a practitioner held dear may end up being lost altogether or diluted. Other changes include the loss of control of financial resources and earnings .Also comes along changes in organizational structures, power and positions.
Finally, there could be challenges during negotiations when the two merging entities hold secret motives for either acquisition or sale. The possibility of providing misguiding data can harm the successful consolidation of practices Mishandling of existing human resource, inadequate or lack of communication about the ensuing changes can bring mistrust and talent loss. Essentially any organization is as good as its human capital. The degree of their involvement in the process will ultimately determine how successful the practice becomes post-merger