The human sacrifice

Spiers, Carole
March 2006
Management Services;Spring2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
This article provides information on the repercussions of redundancy in organizations. Unskilled handling of redundancy by untrained managers can cause chaos. The absence of clear communication initiates an atmosphere of fear in which conjecture and rumour run riot, and the anticipation of the consequences of change may generate more negativity than the initial impact of the change itself. Ill-informed rumour may suggest that an organisation is on the brink of being bought up, sold off, merged or closed.


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