Downsizing, Layoffs, Cutting the Flab or more rudely put "removing of dead log" are the buzzwords being constantly used in today's business scenario. A national survey done by New York Times states: since 1980, a family member in one-third of all U.S. households has been laid off (New York Times, 1996). But what exactly we mean by "Downsizing". There has been very little research done on this subject (Cameron, 1994, p-183).
Cameron, defines downsizing as a
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