The article presents the results of an empirical study conducted in the car-manufacturing industry over a period of two years after radical decisions were taken in order to reduce staff. The article shows the evolution of the survivors’ reactions and proposes explanations for these evolutions.
JAIDI, Y. and THEVENET, M. (2012). Managers During Crisis: The Case of a Major French Car Manufacturer. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(16), pp. 3397-3413.