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redeployment (of labour)

the movement of LABOUR from one firm to another, or from one industry to another, usually made necessary by technical change (the introduction of labour-saving machinery, for example) or by structural change (the decline of an industry, for example). Redeployment often requires a high degree of labour MOBILITY, both geographically and in terms of acquiring new job skills.

Increasingly, firms and other organizations are seeking to redploy existing staff within their own firm or organization as their job requirements change, with some departments or divisions being slimmed down or closed while other areas of the business expand. Using existing rather than new staff to fill newly created positions can save time and money See also RESOURCE ALLOCATION.

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The Indian side should not provoke new problems and increase the military deployment at the border areas and start new trouble," General Luo, known for his hawkish and extreme views on China's strategic and military relations with its neighbours and the US, said.
The key to handling military deployments successfully is a willingness to be flexible and to plan ahead as much as possible.
It also would allow the temporary modification of a custody agreement during a parent's military deployment but require reversion back to the original judgment upon the parent's return.
The MFO's mission in the Sinai is to monitor Egyptian military deployment in the central and eastern Sinai as part of the peace treaty signed between Egypt and Israel in 1979.
The resignation of General Inspector Wolfgang Schneiderhan was announced by the country's Defence Minister, Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg, in parliament, at the opening of a debate on the German military deployment in Afghanistan.
There's also coverage for military deployment and liability, which some venues require in case someone gets hurt.
WARSAW, 09 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Poland will boost its military deployment to Afghanistan by 20 percent to help secure elections in August and combat deteriorating security, Polish President Lech Kaczynski said the other day.
Receiving citations for military deployment were District Chief James Russell, Lt.
Low mortgage rates, rising unemployment and military deployment in recent years have meant fewer renters, more bad debt and increased application misrepresentation.
There is also another point that the democrats want to seize, which is the massive US military deployment in the areas surrounding Iran, on the technical and financial fronts.
The withdrawal of the rest will cut our military deployment to 5,000, a reduction from 7,100 last February.
Britain's military deployment in southern Iraq is to be cut by 500 to 5,000 over the next few months.