When three companies merge into one, building a new organisation is only part of the challenge. To create a successful organization, you have to merge cultures as well. As they say: culture eats strategy. At FORS, they were well-aware of the importance of culture. Keep reading and you will learn how they chose to work proactively to merge the cultures of three companies.
Focus on innovation
FORS is a utility service company put together by the merger of three local utility service companies in Denmark: Roskilde, Holbæk and Lejre. The 190 employees at FORS work hard to make sure that the citizens have access to clean fresh water, effective heating in their homes and much more. FORS is committed to continuously improving and innovating their business and have a clear focus on developing new environmental friendly technologies. When FORS was founded in the merger of three existing companies, Business Consultant Bjørk Hasager Sørensen was given the challenge to find a solution to effectively merge cultures and create a sense of unity.