rightsizing

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Rightsizing

The act or process of reducing the workforce at a company to the perceived correct number. The term is identical in meaning to layoffs or downsizing, but the word was invented to have a positive connotation. Instead, it is often used in a tongue-in-cheek fashion.

rightsizing

a colloquial term for an ORGANIZATION'S restructuring efforts to improve its efficiency and cost-effectiveness which involve reducing the size of its workforce.
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He said if any decision was taken about right sizing, it would be transparent and according to procedure.
During her 27 years of human resource management, she led global teams through mergers, acquisitions, right sizing, employee and labor relations, employee development and counseling, executive coaching, performance management, crises management, employment and labor law compliance.
ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Federal Minister for Law and Justice Dr Babar Awan said that the government has decided to undertake right sizing of the Federal Cabinet.