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- The New Survivors. Kaye, Beverly; Greist, Marilyn // Executive Excellence;Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p16
Focuses on the impact of downsizing business on employees. Changes in career and development plans; Increase workload of the remaining workers; Maximization of productivity and cost.
- Survivors' Reactions to Layoffs: We Get by with a Little Help for Our Friends. Brockner, Joel; Grover, Steven; Reed, Thomas; DeWitt, Rocki; O'Malley, Michael // Administrative Science Quarterly;Dec87, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p526
The research reported here used a multimethod approach to investigate the effects on survivors--i.e., the individuals who remain after a layoff has taken place--of their prior identification with and the organization's compensation to those laid off. Based on a justice theory framework, we...
- Realising our assets. Brown, Angela; Collard, Ron // People Management;10/14/1999, Vol. 5 Issue 20, p38
Talks about studies made on the effect of management practices on profitability. Relationship between employee attitudes, organizational culture, human resource management practices and organizational performance; Comparison of fluctuations in profits and productivity between firms; Systems for...
- Solving the service puzzle. Levy, Mike // Director;Apr2000, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p17
Explains why the quality of customer service declines when superiors are not around to supervise employees. Influence of personal motivation in employee performance; Elements that are significant in ensuring consistent customer service; Steps that employers must take to encourage employees to...
- Anger Management Time. Feuer, Louis // HomeCare Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p54
The article presents the author's opinion and advices about the concept of anger management time for business owners and managers in the U.S. He suggests the realization of considering the employees as the best consultants for new ideas, strategies and plans for being more cost-effective and...
- ON THE HOT SEAT. Robinson, Joe // Fast Company;Mar2007, Issue 113, p54
The author reflects on employee behavior as it pertains to leaving work at the end of each day. He notes that many office employees will remain at work late in order to combat the guilt they feel for leaving on time. This is particularly true when other coworkers are still in the office and can...
- Downsizing: It's tough but there's another side to it. O'Keefe, Catherine P. // Secretary;Aug/Sep96, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p14
Presents statistical information on various aspects of corporate downsizing. Psychological impact on employee; Reaction to cut benefits in lieu of layoffs; Link of educational level and layoff; Suggestions on how to survive downsizing decisions.
- 10 Ways to Take the Sting Out of Downsizing. Soyster, Filomena // BusinessWest;Apr2001, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p66
Presents tips for a successful transition among organizations in the United States. Consideration of employee redeployment; Need to plan the phases of downsizing; Effect of downsizing on survivor reactions and long-term health of the organization.
- Keeping faith with employees. Evans, Jonathan // BusinessWest;Nov95, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p8
Editorial. Comments on ways corporate America can instill loyalty in the employees who remain after the downsizing of the company. Job security; Open and responsive communications; Respect for employees.