How I made a difference at work

Murray, Brian
January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p42
The article details how the human resource team of Birds Eye paved the way to business turnaround and how the team create a standalone organization with the appropriate human resource infrastructure and systems. When Unilever decided to sell Birds Eye to private equity company Permira two years ago, sales had been falling for five years. Critical to the turnaround was addressing massive overcapacity in the supply chain, which led to the decision to close the Hull factory and move production to existing sites in Suffolk and Germany.


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