Continuous Improvement is Always the Glue
Continuous improvement is always the glue that binds the social contract of the lean organization. Everybody is expected to improve, at all times.
Commit to invest in Agile training ; apply the training to employees who might be affected by forthcoming layoffs just as you apply it to those likely to be kept with the company.
The commitment discussed in these posts is an ingredient of the glue Corey writes about.