TITLE

Assessing the roller coaster of downsizing

AUTHOR(S)
Mabert, Vincent A.; Schmenner, Roger W.
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Business Horizons;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on competitive pressures that have forced many firms to reduce the size of their work forces as one method of cost control. Defining downsizing and understanding the reasons for it; Case against downsizing; Downsizing study; Several categories of potential benefits and costs related to downsizing efforts; Model of the net benefit of downsizing; Number of do's and don'ts for effective downsizing.
ACCESSION #
9709120491

 

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