Background Note | HBS Case Collection | June 2009 (Revised May 2010)

A Note on Cost Reduction in Financially Troubled Organizations

by Paul W. Marshall

Abstract

This note discusses methods for reducing costs, particularly labor costs, in a financially distressed organization.

Keywords: Financial Crisis; Entrepreneurship; Cost Management; Financial Condition; Labor; Crisis Management;

Citation:

Marshall, Paul W. "A Note on Cost Reduction in Financially Troubled Organizations." Harvard Business School Background Note 809-161, June 2009. (Revised May 2010.)