EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Air France - KLM

16 Jul, 2015
    • France
    • Netherlands
  • Organisation size


  • Establishment size


  • Type of restructuring
    • Internal restructuring
    • Merger/Acquisition
  • Ownership
    • Public
    • Private
  • Involved actors

    • Works council
    • Trade union
    • Private consultants
    • National government
  • Anticipation of change activities
    • Strategic long-term monitoring of individual organisations economic and financial situation
    • Establishment of networks/partnerships with regular exchange facilities
  • Management of change activities
    • Support of geographic mobility of affected workers
    • Diagnosis of the situation and designing change procedures
    • Information and consultation of workers or their representatives
    • Redeployment of affected employees within the organisation
    • (Re)training of affected employees
The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions organised a seminar for its company network on November 29–30, 2007, hosted by Santander at its corporate headquarters in Madrid, Spain. In intensive discussions over the two days, 32 representatives from companies, trade unions, universities, research organisations and the European Commission discussed the management of change in EU cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The Air France-KLM case was presented by Emmanuel Jahan, the company’s director of EU Affairs.
  • Cross-border restructuring
  • Globalisation/Internationalisation