When the going gets tough … (leaner organizations)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 30 August 2011




(2011), "When the going gets tough … (leaner organizations)", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 19 No. 6. https://doi.org/10.1108/hrmid.2011.04419faa.008



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When the going gets tough … (leaner organizations)

Article Type: Abstracts From: Human Resource Management International Digest, Volume 19, Issue 6

Clements A. Human Resources (UK), April 2011, Start page: 49, No. of pages: 4

Quotes warnings from the third annual State of HR survey carried our recently in the UK that reducing the workforce and increasing the working hour and workloads of those who remain, will lead to increased stress and sickness and lower employee commitment. Looks at why this could happen and discusses what employers could do to mitigate it, including the option of offering more flexible working or giving employees more autonomy. Also discusses the alternatives to redundancies that can be used. ISSN: 0964-8380 Reference: 40AK391

Keywords: Downsizing, Flexible working, Motivation, United Kingdom

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