A possible measure within the scope of a post merger and cultural integration, with the intention of bringing the employees of the involved companies closer together. Fears due to the merger or takeover should be dispelled and a positive attitude and support for the approaching changes should be accomplished. Group discussions promote an active debate regarding the impact of change and allow the adoption of measures into the daily work routine ("what does that mean for us/me?"). The supervisors play a critical role. They must be able to convey the strategic goals to the employees so that they are understandable and tangible.