H2: the implementation of downsizing
measures by a company is positively related to the number of downsizings
previously carried out by the leading companies in the given sector.
threaten the quality of an organization's human resource base?
is prevalent and remaining staff is expected to pick up the slack, employees will have to be flexible about added assignments if they want to keep their jobs.
Respondents expected the following factors to drive downsizing
in the next several years:
Only One-Third of Companies Learned a Lot From Past Downsizings
hurt the Greenwich-Norwalk office market in 1996, where absorption was a negative 96,788 square feet.
By 1989 the corporate merger, restructuring, downsizing
, capsizing mania started to subside, and communicators were being brought back to help pick up the pieces.
or elimination of some traditional engineering firms serving the paper industry
Another topic that deserves further research study is the experience of people who direct the downsizing
Alas, memories of feeling cheated last a long time, and the practice of downsizing
to maintain price points has contributed to long-term erosion of brand trust and loyalty.
Investors holding securities representing a broad portfolio of downsizing
firms over the test period would have earned substantially more than the market return over exactly the same periods.
Meritless workers' compensation claims can be another consequence of downsizings
market is driven by the growth of small companies, in hi-tech, pharmaceutical and distribution industries, as a counterweight to the impact of private sector downsizings
, mergers and consolidations and reductions in the government sector," said C.
An American Management Association survey said that last year only 32 percent of corporate downsizings
were organization-wide, down from 42 percent only two years ago.
during the 1980s took a disproportionate toll on managers.