Downsizing lesson

September 1997
People Management;9/11/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p59
Reports that a first-hand account of managing downsizing was given by former chief executive officer of West Bromwich Building Society Glen Elliot at a meeting of the Institute of Personnel and Development's New England branch.


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