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Layoffs: Management Implications and Best Practices
This note reviews decision criteria for carrying out a layoff, best practices for implementation, and ways that managers can prepare themselves to conduct a layoff.
Keywords: Job Cuts and Outsourcing;
Sucher, Sandra J., Elana Sara Green, and David Alberto Rosales. "Layoffs: Management Implications and Best Practices." Harvard Business School Background Note 611-029, March 2011. (Revised from original December 2010 version.)