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Impact of downsizing on systems integration, Europe, 1992-1997

Impact of downsizing on systems integration, Europe, 1992-1997

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Published by INPUT in Mountain View, CA (1280 Villa St., Mountain View) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Computer industry -- Europe.,
    • Corporate reorganizations -- Europe.,
    • Market surveys -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesImpact of downsizing on SI Europe, 1992-1997.
      Statement[researched by INPUT].
      ContributionsINPUT (Firm)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9696.C63 E754 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1527468M
      LC Control Number93218361

      Workforce downsizing - here referring to a systematic reduction of employee headcount - is persistently utilized to increase organizational productivity, efficiency, profitability, and competitiveness. As a strategy of choice for firms around the world, workforce downsizing produces far-reaching financial, organizational, and social consequences.   Combat readiness is defined as “[t]he ability of US military forces to fight and meet the demands of the national military strategy.”[1] This is the most important factor to our war fighters. MIS Management Info System 1. field of study that encompasses the development, use, management, and study of computer based info systems in organizations 2. an info system designed to support the management of organizational functions at the managerial level of the organization.


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Impact of downsizing on systems integration, Europe, 1992-1997 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The business literature on the causes and consequences of downsizing has grown significantly over the last three decades.

A multitude of causes has been identified. Downsizing is sometimes seen primarily as a cost-reducing response to various crises and external factors over which management has little or.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of downsizing on corporate reputation. Through its findings it contributes not only to research dealing with the drivers of corporate reputation (Fombrun and Shanley, ; Europe, ; Zyglidopoulos, ).

The Impact of Downsizing Practices on Corporate Success Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Management Development 1992-1997 book October with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

effects of the downsizing and is supported by previous researches on the consequences of the. downsizing. The downsizing affected employees’ loyalty, perception about the job Impact of downsizing on systems integration and their. commitments toward the organization and resulting in the poor performance of the employees as well.

as the organization. Downsizings, mergers, and acquisitions: Perspectives of human resource development practitioners Article in Journal of European Industrial Training 35(2) March with Reads.

The Impact of Downsizing on the Socio-Economic Condition on affected employees. The Case of Pakistan International Airline Naveed SAIF1 Khalid REHMAN2 Shafiq ur REHMAN3 Muh Saqib KHAN4 Zia-Ur- REHMAN5 Bakhtiar KHAN6 1,2,4,6 Department of Business Administration, Gomal University, Dera Ismail KhanFile Size: KB.

The Impact of Downsizing on the Corporate Reputation 53 the competition for loyalty and keeping of consumers. Investing in the creation of valu-able and strong brands, patents, relations with internal and external stakeholders, creating the reputation in the wider public, innovation, research and.

The impact of downsizing on individuals and organisations is identified, favouring the psychological contract theory. It is argued that the benefits of downsizing will be proven in the long run.

The chapter concludes by providing theoretical and practical implications of downsizing, indicating that strategic analysis, thoughtful planning and careful execution are prerequisites of downsizing. In conclusion, downsizing has a significant impact on the attitude of layoff survivors in Nigerian banks.

Recommendations To reduce the extent of impact of downsizing on the attitude of layoff survivors, management should meet regularly with them, to discuss certain issues that are bothering them in their area of work, interact with File Size: KB. One of the major problems in the workforce today is downsizing and the impact that downsizing has on Human Resource Managers and the programs they must implement and communicate to the employees of the corporation and follow any legal requirements that are in place at the time of the downsizing.

While most of the human resource management research on downsizing has focused on the short term impact on laid-off workers and survivors, the long term, systematic impact of downsizing on organizational career development activities and employees' career development opportunities has received much less by: 2 Downsizing as a strategic alternative.

The term downsizing was first used referring to strategies to reduce personnel; however, to the extent that it has become more and more relevant, its scope has been expanded and now refers to a wide range of management measures geared towards better adapting an organization to its environment (Gandolfi & Hansson, ).Author: Carmen Soria Bravo, Alfonso Herrero de Egaña Espinosa de los Monteros.

the impact of downsizing on Corporate Governance practices, Internal Controls, Internal Auditors and Internal Audit departments. The potential impact of downsizing will be critically discussed with selected members of the top management (executive and non executive), as well as Chief Audit by: 1.

The unique role that import departments play in firms is the reason the area was selected for examination of evidence of downsizing. Importing may be viewed as a function suitable for downsizing or outsourcing for the following reasons: (1) As mentioned above, its importance is often unrecognized by the firm's management; (2) There are third parties (customs brokers) who often work.

IMPACT OF DOWNSIZING 15 layers of the organisation and managing with fewer people. Hence, Drummond () believes that the process of downsizing increases the burden upon those who remain, that is, the survivors thereby, placing a premium on commitment. A prolonged period of downsizing creates a climate of.

This paper examines the impact of downsizing strategy on dimensions and types of organizational structure. Four downsizing strategies are developed to address organization and environment decline. Understanding where and how these strategies modify an organization's activities helps clarity how downsizing impacts organization by: downsizing will influence the impact of downsizing on innovation output.

Past research shows that severe downsizing of employees has a stronger negative impact on employees’ morale, role stress, and employees’ commitment than small downsizing (Brockner et al, ).

This isFile Size: KB. Downsizing is an employment strategy that influences the work environment and leads to work redesigning and operations of required human resource practices.

Thus, the impact of downsizing can be viewed as the effect of a process including during and after (post-downsizing. Downsizing is commonly defined in the literature as the yearly percentage of employee reduction by 5% or more [2,96].

We measured downsizing using a dichotomous variable and assigned it a value of 1 if the firm had laid off 5% or more of its employees between the beginning of years and and a value of 0 by: 3. The long-term effects of downsizing. Downsizing is emotionally draining on everyone, especially managers.

While it may be easy to pick out which employees you are going to lay off, dealing with the after-effects is going to be extremely challenging and sometimes frustrating. employment Downsizing and its alternatives Employment downsizing has become a fact of working life as companies struggle to cut costs and adapt to changing market demands.

Organizational downsizing, discrimination, and corporate social responsibility / Zeinab A. Karake-Shalhoub. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1–––9 (alk.

paper) 1. Social responsibility of business. Downsizing of organizations. Discrimination in employment. Title. HDK37 '08—dc21 98 Cited by: 1.

Introduction. Since the late s, many US-based firms have adopted downsizing programs and reduced their workforce in order to cut costs and improve their performance (Baumol, Blinder, & Wolff, ; Davis & Haltiwanger, ).In the US, the Bureau of Labor Statistics counted on average over mass-layoff events per month in the period –, which resulted in millions of job Cited by: 2.

Impact of downsizing 1. ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1 2. Performance Training Management DOWNSIZING & HR SYSTEM Performance evaluation as a layoff criteria Reward Employment System Reputation Compensation effects on pay & benefits 5 recruitment ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Operating performance improves significantly following the downsizing.

These firms are able to reduce the cost of sales, labor cost, capital expenditures and R&D expenditures. We also find that firms that perform poorly in their industries prior to the downsizing and have increases in assets following the downsizing have larger improvements in Cited by: Abstract- Workforce downsizing has becomes a popular strategy done by management to reduce cost and increase profit.

But on the other side, it effects on the workforce. Through the quantitative research, the current study examines the effects of downsizing on job satisfaction of existing employees in banking sector of Size: KB. Suggested Citation:"3 THE IMPACT OF MILITARY DOWNSIZING."National Research Council.

Taking Flight: Education and Training for Aviation gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Can Teams Survive Downsizing by Jennifer M. Howard. Rather than eliminate or postpone teams, organizations should consider the benefits teams can offer in a downsizing phase.

Many companies are facing the challenges of competition by implementing a team-based organization focused on customer satisfaction, profitability and continuous improvement. Many employers utilize the tactic of position elimination or downsizing (a.k.a.

layoffs) as a means to enhance short-term financial results. When profits suffer, companies commonly believe that. The Effect of Announced Downsizing on Workplace Performance: Evidence from a Retail Chain We estimate the effect of downsizing announcement on workplace performance using data from a German bakery chain of shops.

Faced with intensified competition, the firm decided to sell or close down 57 of its worst performing shops. We identify the Author: Guido Friebel, Guido Friebel, Matthias Heinz, Matthias Heinz, Nikolay Zubanov.

Organizational downsizing 1 Chapter 1 Research Opportunity and Objective Introduction Organizational downsizing has been a pervasive phenomenon in the United States since the mids, with over 85% of the Fortune firms having engaged in some downsizing activity (Freeman & Cameron, ; Hitt, Keats, Harback & Nixon, ).File Size: KB.

Downsizing 1 Downsizing Effects on Survivors: Layoffs, Offshoring & Outsourcing Carl P. Maertz, Jr. Department of Management John Cook School of Business Saint Louis University Lindell Blvd. Louis, MO () [email protected] Jack W.

Wiley Kenexa Research Institute Marquette Avenue, Suite Balancing tensions: Buffering the impact of organisational restructuring and downsizing on employee well-being 24 November | Human Resource Management Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 The Roles of Corporate Governance in a Firm’s Conformity to Institutional Pressures: Corporate Restructuring by Korean Firms, ~Cited by: of downsizing, the practice has been prominent in developed countries such as United States.

Chen et al., (), identified that the practice of downsizing has recently become relevant in other contexts such as Canada, Japan, or Korea, the controversy surrounding its benefits still persists.

This is due to the fact that downsizingAuthor: Robert Kinanga, Anne Cherono Cheruiyot, Commons Cc-By. Information Technology Consulting Richard Nolan and Larry Bennigson No development has impacted management consulting more than information technology (IT), and nothing on the horizon will impact management consulting more.

All management consulting presumes some degree of knowledge and use of IT in the various functions of a client's business.

Enterprise systems are software packages designed to provide complete integration of an organization’s business information processing systems and all related data. Data is shared across the systems to support the operation and management of the organization.

Enterprise systems are introduced in Chapter 3 and. T he THOMSON project addresses the transition towards high efficient, cleaner and affordable electrified powertrains focusing, in particular, on the 48V architectures. These will allow hybrid vehicles to increase fuel economy and reduce environmental impact and to support a quick penetration on the market.

This project is coordinated by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, in close cooperation with Ford. ADVANCED—Continuous Integration Term coined by Martin Fowler in Process of automated build/regression testing Evaluates impact of changes against entire system 24Duvall, P., Matyas, S., & Glover, A.

Continuous integration: Improving software quality and reducing risk. Economic downturns and recession lead to budget cuts and service reductions in the healthcare sector which often precipitate layoffs and hiring freezes.

Nurses, being the largest professional group in healthcare, are strongly affected by cost reductions. Economic downturns destabilize the nursing labour market with potential negative outcomes, including serious shortages, extending beyond the Cited by: When downsizing proves unavoidable, the ultimate goal should be to eliminate nonessential company resources while minimizing the negative impact on the remaining organization.

Usage and effectiveness among survey respondents. How Downsizing works: Downsizing can be effective if.

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