Datronics (A)

Published 01 Dec 1996
Reference 4662
Region Global
Summary

The case in three parts describes the do's and don't's of a downsizing process in a high-tech company. It contains numerous examples of the different issues that arise during a downsizing effort and makes suggestions about how - and how not - to deal with these issues.

Teaching objectives

The teaching objectives of this case consist of pointing out the dangers of a poorly planned corporate downsizing effort and to provide suggestions about how to proceed in a more constructive way.

Keywords
  • DOWNSIZING
  • CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING
  • LEADERSHIP