will decide the course of action and what parameters
will be set?
will the newly set objectives and methods of carrying
them out be consistent with the current mission/values
will be given the authority to thoroughly assess the
current situation and manage the process?
Who will be privy
to and take part in the planning process (Executives,
Human Resources, and Finance)?
are the short and long term results expected with
respect to cost savings, profits, maximized
value and business development?
rationale and method will be used to decide on
efficiencies, duplication and what the company
will the total cost of the changes be (severance
amounts, outplacement counselling, legal,
will business be conducted before, during and after
the announcement and what changes are anticipated
crucial talent or business might be lost and how will
this be controlled and/or minimized?
will decide on the strategy for and convey
communications with respect to unions, government
agencies (legal requirements), local/provincial
officials, media, employees, clients and other
What security (assets, information, people) arrangements
must be made?