Corporate Anorexia


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Corporate Anorexia

A situation in which a company does not have a sufficient number of employees to remain profitable. Corporate anorexia sometimes occurs after large layoffs. It is a difficult position for a company: it cannot make money with the employees it has, but cannot afford any more employees. An anorexic company can have difficulty remaining in business.
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