An extensive in-depth study of four large, complex manufacturing organizations and market leaders in France and India, support our belief that the role of organizational character are the key success factors during an organizational restructuring process. Based on both specific policies and the actual practices as perceived by the top and middle management, the article presents a contingency framework, which offers valuable insights of the role of organizational character during an restructuring process.
SOM, A. (2002). Role of Organizational Character During Restructuring: A Cross-cultural Study. ESSEC Business School.