<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Remedy Sinking Morale After Layoffs
June 30, 2009
Now, turning to the layoff process itself: First, it's important to realize that having no layoffs can actually backfire, because it can cause employees to develop the expectation of permanent job security. This isn't a good result, because a reasonable fear of business downturns actually tends to keep your employees from becoming complacent.
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