Terms of retrenchment

By | March 31, 2009

workforce optimisation
standard delayering
restructuring
re-engineering
resource rationalisation
downsizing
voluntary separation

Why don’t companies call a spade a spade and just say that they are laying off people, rather than attach fancy labels to such exercises?

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