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Along with planning, communication and investment in retained staff, speed of implementation will greatly contribute to the effectiveness of the downsize. This, along with the evidence from companies such as IBM, implies that while clear timeframes need to be set, they must also be flexible enough to meet the short-term requirements of the company, should the process have to be hastened.
Yet another risk is the possibility that older workers who are considering retirement will postpone the decision because they anticipate the company will downsize and, thus, offer them enhanced retirement packages to lure them out the door.
The present study tracks the financial performance of the same companies which downsized (or did not downsize) over a 12-year period from 1987 through 1998.
Linda Tillisch, northern sales manager for Kebbell Homes, added: "We are delighted that Mr and Mrs Wallis have selected Caedmon's Prospect as the ideal location to downsize. The development has proved hugely popular with interested homebuyers and has suited local purchasers, first time buyers, people wishing to downsize and also those who view it as the perfect opportunity to secure a second home by the sea."
WITH BIG BUSINESS CAST AS A VILLAIN AS IT DOWNSIZES THE WORK FORCE AND TRIES TO BECOME MORE EFFICIENT, CEOS MAKE THE CASE FOR A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACT BETWEEN EMPLOYERS AND WORKERS - AND THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF FAILING TO DO SO.
The issues of whether, when, and how to downsize are clearly important.
In an American Management Association (AMA) survey of firms announcing plans to downsize, respondents cited an actual or forecasted downturn in business (43%) as the primary reason for a work force reduction (Greenberg, 1989).
If the owner decided to downsize to a bungalow (average UK value pounds 192,373), allowing for moving costs of pounds 1,9245, the equity released could provide pounds 71 a week retirement income.
If the owner decided to downsize to a bungalow with average UK value pounds 192,373, allowing for moving costs of pounds 1,924, the equity released could provide pounds 71 a week retirement income.
If the owner decided to downsize to a bungalow (average UK value pounds 192,373), allowing for moving costs of pounds 1,924, the equity released could provide pounds 71 a week retirement income.
Doing a smaller downsize, such as from a detached home to a bungalow, would free up only pounds 118,000 which would provide an income of pounds 100 a week, while moving from a semidetached property to a flat would free up just pounds 9,863, creating a pension of only pounds 7 a week.
Rather than continuing policies forged over the last 20 years, however, Holland says "This is not business as usual." Agreeing with Governor George Pataki's mandate to downsize government as well as to "wipe the slate clean," Holland is firm about making rent administration fair.
"We (health-care officials) have to listen very carefully as we downsize," Ball says.
Today, corporate officers, as well as real estate executives, are looking for ways to downsize their real estate portfolios and cut costs wherever possible and maximize return on assets.
In the end, Reid explains, decisions to hire or downsize are based primarily on whether or not your function, department or division is earning or saving money for the company, or increasing the efficiency of the organization.