Subject: Strategy / Change


  • Subsidiary company part of a media group depends on technology model that might be too risky. Burn-rate in the low double-digit million area (€).


  • Have the understanding that structures, decision-making processes and self-image have stopped during the time of economic success (1980s).
  • Convey economic dilemma in the language used by the “solution owners” (middle management)
  • Redefine core processes, top-down guidelines for employment reduction scenarios (20%/30%/40%), operationalization and implementation
  • Intensive communication with workers council and employment office in all phases of the process.

Customer’s benefit

  • Annual savings in the double-digit million area (€).
  • Redeveloped public reputation