Tag Archives: management

Terms of retrenchment

workforce optimisationstandard delayeringrestructuringre-engineeringresource rationalisationdownsizingvoluntary 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? Related posts:A new kind of retrenchmentHow the ax falls, Filipino-styleTop 10 buzzwords in 2009 Technorati Tags: retrenchment layoff fancy labels business management language Facebook Twitter… Read More »

Just get it done!

If you’re fond of procrastination, check out this 13-point manifesto by Bre Pettis and Kio Stark on how to make your good ideas happen. Why 13, you may ask? I guess Pettis and Stark wanted to leave room for people with a fondness to cross items out on lists, so they will have a Top… Read More »

You’re fired!

In a blog post titled “10 CEOs To Go In 2009“, 24/7 Wall St. compiled a list of chief executives who should get the boot. No prize for guessing GM’s Rick Wagoner made the list. Apparently, this is no idle musings as seven of the 10 on last year’s roster are gone. Without further ado,… Read More »