A 2009 survey of 6300 US employees and managers who had experienced downsizing was conducted by Drake International. The study revealed that: 1. 63% of respondents reported that their business' downsizing process had been managed badly. 2. About 40% of staff left behind after the downsizing became less motivated, 41% lost respect for their employer, and 46% were less likely to recommend their employer to a colleague looking for a job. 3. Within six months after the downsizing, approximately half...

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9.3.6 Restructure & rightsize workforce
9.6.2 Manage employee satisfaction

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