Sign up for the MSNBC newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

Your Business

Rapid growth: From competitors to co-workers

A friendly rivalry can be good for business, but imagine going head to head with the same competitors year after year and then one day, you're co-workers. That was the case for employees at three whitewater rafting companies that merged in West Virginia. While the decision to join forces was good for business, the owners never realized it would quickly become a lesson in conflict management.

BEST OF MSNBC

Play All

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend msnbc.com to a friend or colleague?

0 = Very unlikely
10 = Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making msnbc.com a better place.