Social engineering and change management examples

Objectives : To be the human-resources benchmark for the Italian holding company of a pharmaceutical distribution unit in France, and provide HR support for the subsidiary’s General Manager.

Approach and tools :

  • Monthly on-site follow-up
  • Annual meeting with the Group
  • Periodic work with the various members of the Management team through telephone calls and e-mails.

Sector : Pharmaceutical industryceutique

Objectives : Working on behalf of the US shareholders, carry out the merger of two French subsidiaries, transfer Parisian staff to regional installations, and close down the site.

Constraints : Need to transfer without any loss in clientele.

Approach and tools :

  • Work on the social strategy
  • Preparation of internal and external communication
  • Preparation of relations with elected staff representatives and Labour Ministry representatives
  • Writing of Books IV and III of the Labour Code
  • In charge of discussions and full project implementation

Sector : Paramedical. Turnover: €50 m

Objectives : to coach the European HRM and the factory Manager through a plan to downsize staff by 50%

Constraints : traditionally conflictive social climate

Approach and tools :

  • work on the social strategy
  • preparation of internal and external communication
  • preparation of relations with elected staff representatives and Labour Ministry representatives
  • writing of Books IV and III of the Labour Code
  • conflict management
  • follow-up on implementation

Sector : Automotive subcontracting

Objectives : close a 150-employee production site on behalf of the US shareholder.

Constraints : need for a smooth transfer of production outside of France.

Approach and tools :

  • work on the social strategy
  • preparation of internal and external communication
  • preparation of relations with elected staff representatives and Labour Ministry representatives
  • writing of Books IV and III of the Labour Code
  • in charge of discussions and full project implementation

Sector : Paramedical