Choose Your Words (and Your Strategy) Wisely
- Survey: Layoffs soar 71% in April. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);5/9/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 20, p11B
Reports on an increase in the number of job cuts in the state of New York from March to April 2003. Figures released by Challenger Gray and Christmas; Greatest number of jobs eliminated by the public sector; Deterioration in the labor market that dimmed hopes that companies would begin hiring...
- Restructuring: Getting It Right. Tomasko, Robert M. // Management Review;Apr92, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p10
Investigates the issue of downsizing in the United States. Stages to the successful revival of a business; Comparison between cost cutting and people cutting; Reasons positive gains from organization restructuring had been so difficult to realize. INSET: IBM PONDERS THE 'L' WORD.
- Change Management. Ettorre, Barbara // Management Review;May99, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p8
Discusses the difficulties a manager faces due to a change in his management. Requirements in spearheading change; Managers as instruments of change; Benefits of changing the management; Tips on how to change management.
- Downsizing After All These Years: Questions and Answers About Who Did It, How Many Did It, and Who Benefited from It. SLOCUM JR., JOHN W.; MORRIS, JAMES R.; CASCIO, WAYNE F.; YOUNG, CLIFFORD E. // Organizational Dynamics;Winter99, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p78
Addresses the issue of corporate employment downsizing. Financial consequences of downsizing; Upsizing and downsizing employment; Impact on profitability.
- Considerations For The Downsizing Message. Hagley, Tom // Public Relations Tactics;Apr2001, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p11
Answers questions related to downsizing of businesses. Focus on people; Process of downsizing; Announcement of restructuring plans.
- When slimming may cut more than the fat. // Management Today;Apr96, p8
Addresses the question of delayering of management in organizations. Delayering as a means of reducing of overheads; Disadvantages of delayering in organizations; Increase in workloads as a result of delayering; Comparison of delayering as a management option to those of Japanese companies;...
- 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN'T DOWNSIZE. // Journal of Property Management;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p72
Presents reasons corporations should avoid downsizing. Lack of a recallable employee pool; Loss of knowledge and experience base; Loss of corporate culture and available mentors for existing and new employees; Loss of established customer service and customer contact points.
- THE IMPACT OF DOWNSIZING ON ORGANIZATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AND EMPLOYEE CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES. Feldman, Daniel C. // Human Resource Management Review;Fall95, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p189
Examines the impact of downsizing on organizational career development activities and employee career development opportunities. Types of downsizing; Dimensions of the organizational decision to downsize; Integration of macro-oriented research on organizational decline, strategic management and...
- How Safe Is Your Job? McGinn, Daniel; Naughton, Keith; Peraino, Kevin; Stone, Brad; Downey, Sarah; Thomas, Rich; Raymond, Joan; Irwin, Tanya; Kirsch, Rena // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);02/05/2001 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 137 Issue 6, p38
Discusses the announcement of massive job cuts in the United States as of February 5, 2001. Discussion of the changing economy of the U.S.; Thought that unemployment rates will rise in 2001; Thought that blue-collar workers are hit hardest when business slows; Swiftness of job cuts. INSET:...