TITLE

Century trims work force

PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/16/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Century Furniture to downsize its workforce as a strategy to reduce overhead costs in the United States.
ACCESSION #
4829825

 

Related Articles

  • Restructure for Excellence: The Secret In Downsizing. Neilson, Gary L. // Management Review;Feb90, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p44 

    Explores keys to improving organizational effectiveness and reducing overhead costs through downsizing in the United States. Indicators of the need to improve effectiveness; Common elements of restructuring strategies; Implementation of downsizing programs.

  • Service Organization Costing: A Synchronized Manufacturing Approach. Eden, Yoram; Ronen, Boaz // Industrial Management;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p24 

    Discusses the Optimized Production Technology method and Management by Constraints adopted by organizations for allocating indirect costs. Disadvantages of tradition approaches for allocation; Operational measures of performance used by the methods; Other methods adopted for management accounting.

  • Organic materials, mixed media spark occasional offerings. Linville, Jeff // Furniture/Today;8/5/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p8 

    Focuses on the use of organic materials on furniture. Description of organic materials in the market; Materials used by the Century Furniture's Oscar de la Renta collection; Combination of domestic and foreign efforts by producers.

  • Century meets the challenge of the chair. Garet, Barbara // Wood & Wood Products;Jul94, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p45 

    Presents a corporate profile on Century Furniture. Chair plant at Hickory, North Carolina; Company history; Background accounts in the industry; Company operations; Marketing strategies.

  • Blair named Century's senior sales, mktg. VP.  // Furniture/Today;10/14/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p125 

    Reports on the promotion of David Blair as senior vice president of sales and marketing of Century Furniture company in Hickory, North Carolina. Career history of Blair; Appointment of Randy Wells as national accounts manager; Job responsibilities.

  • 3 simple ways to reduce overhead costs.  // Medical Economics;9/25/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p76 

    The article presents questions and answers related to physician money management including the ways to reduce overhead cost in family practice and how to calculate the cost of buyout in partnership practice buy-sell agreement.

  • The Implementation Stages of Activity-Based Costing and the Impact of Contextual and Organizational Factors. Krumwiede, Kip R. // Journal of Management Accounting Research;1998, Vol. 10, p239 

    Abstract: Anderson (1995) suggests that the critical success factors change at different stages of implementation for information innovations such as ABC. Using mostly contextual and organizational factors found to be associated with ABC success in prior studies, this study tests how these...

  • Business Wisdom for DJs. Ramsey, Dave // Mobile Beat;Jan2014, Issue 154, p62 

    The article presents answers to questions of two small business owners about the control of overhead costs and avoidance of problems in the collection of payments.

  • Spray gun ergonomics pays off for Century Chair.  // Wood & Wood Products;Nov95, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p43 

    Focuses on Century Furniture Industries division Century Chair's use of ergonomic spray gun. Benefits of the spray finishing operations; Reduction of risk of cumulative trauma disorders.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics