downsizing


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  • noun

Synonyms for downsizing

the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

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Market reactions to announcements of corporate downsizing actions and implementation strategies.
El fenomeno del downsizing en la economia espanola: un analisis de los motivos y modalidades utilizadas.
According to many financial publications, the announcements of downsizing actions are met with positive responses by investors (1) (Bleakley, 1995; Downs, 1995; Fefer, 1994; Lesly & Light, 1992; Seglin, 1996).
Downsizing to price has almost always happened with national brands before the store brands follow suit.
It is obvious that employees are mindful of all these factors and this has tendency to affect their dispositions in the aftermath of downsizing.
When layoffs or downsizing occur, engagement levels may drop as employees mourn the loss of friends and wonder if they might be next.
We then assess the behavior of these downsizing industries to investigate the sources of labor reallocation.
RIM professionals must be prepared to provide practical solutions for an orderly redistribution of records within a shrinking organization and take action to protect against legal pitfalls during downsizing.
The raison d'etre of any downsizing endeavor is to make an organizational entity more competitive.
The latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global petrol engines downsizing and turbocharging market.
Downsizing is your chance to have a thorough spring clean and focus on exactly what you want in your new home Set up your utilities as soon as possible check with your estate agent and obtain details of the previous utility providers so you can call them to set up new accounts.
Downsizing within this context can be construed as a sign of organizational weakness.
For those nearing retirement, it's common to consider downsizing as a way to free up some cash and move to a more manageable home.
The CEO of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) has said that the bank has completed downsizing its investment bank.