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A Vision to Look Beyond Cost Control

A Vision to Look Beyond Cost Control Whether driven by a desire to thwart the advances of unwanted investors playing the buyout game or driven by the pressure of new and global competitors, U.S. industry has embraced cost cutting as a way of life . . . and the good old days will never return. Although the frantic leveraged buyouts of the 1980s have abated, they have been replaced by fears of recession, while competitive pressures continue to build. The response Management intensifies its relentless attack on costs and maintains a singleminded focus on streamlining its operations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Business Strategy Emerald Publishing

A Vision to Look Beyond Cost Control

Journal of Business Strategy , Volume 12 (1): 4 – Jan 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0275-6668
DOI
10.1108/eb060101
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Abstract

Whether driven by a desire to thwart the advances of unwanted investors playing the buyout game or driven by the pressure of new and global competitors, U.S. industry has embraced cost cutting as a way of life . . . and the good old days will never return. Although the frantic leveraged buyouts of the 1980s have abated, they have been replaced by fears of recession, while competitive pressures continue to build. The response Management intensifies its relentless attack on costs and maintains a singleminded focus on streamlining its operations.

Journal

Journal of Business StrategyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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