Input for an Open Space Session at the Consensa Post Merger Integration Summit 25.-26.3.2010 in Hamburg.
Main Hypothesis: internal social media makes expertise visible accross the organizational boundaries of the new units.
Expertise istthe first step to mutal respect, which helps to build up trust. Trust is the basis for future collaboration. These bootom-up established trust can be stronger than all the political issues and can therefore contribute to a more effective post merger integration.