With the credit crisis’ onslaught, a Japanese machine factory found itself in trouble globally. Results had to improve in the short term and the board of the European headquarters put a re-organisation proposal before the workers’ representation for advice.
The workers’ representation asked Antonie Reichling to analyse relevance and effectiveness of the proposed measures. Antonie showed that there was no relation between the desired results and the measures and that there was a sizable chance of negative effects.
The workers’ representation advised negatively and the board withdrew its proposal. The necessary cutbacks were realized by other means than re-organisation.