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First corporate anorexia and now corporate amnesia

First corporate anorexia and now corporate amnesia Discusses criticisms of downsizing and its perceived demise. Spells out that perhaps downsizing has not led to the gains in productivity that it should do, and has therefore led to damaged employee morale. Produces evidence that 40% of executives were unhappy with the results of downsizing. Contends that the stripping out of layers of middle management has proved to have a weakening, detrimental effect. Deplores the continuing misuse of downsizing and the long‐term effect it will have on business http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

First corporate anorexia and now corporate amnesia

The Antidote , Volume 1 (1): 2 – Apr 1, 1996

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006306
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Abstract

Discusses criticisms of downsizing and its perceived demise. Spells out that perhaps downsizing has not led to the gains in productivity that it should do, and has therefore led to damaged employee morale. Produces evidence that 40% of executives were unhappy with the results of downsizing. Contends that the stripping out of layers of middle management has proved to have a weakening, detrimental effect. Deplores the continuing misuse of downsizing and the long‐term effect it will have on business

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1996

Keywords: Downsizing; Corporate policy; Organizational structure; BPR; USA

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