publication . Doctoral thesis . 2000

The Effects of Downsizing on Survivors: a Meta-Analysis

West, Gladys B.;
Open Access
  • Published: 18 Apr 2000
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Research on the effects of downsizing has focused on several levels including the global, organization, and the individual. However, this research, at the individual level, focused specifically on the effects of downsizing on the survivors of the organization. Downsizing refers to activities undertaken by management to improve the efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness of the organization by reducing the workforce size. Many researchers explain the types of response we can expect from survivors of a corporate downsizing. The possible attitudes and behaviors due to downsizing are of particular interest to managers, because managers will inevitably face a w...
Subjects
free text keywords: Meta-Analysis, Survivors, Management, Downsizing, Organization
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