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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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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.
Though operating budgets remain considerably high and are still increasing, providers are rapidly right sizing their IT portfolio and position for the future.
The right sizing of SSCC's mill and box system that has been announced so far should lower unit costs by somewhere near $3/ton from labor alone, by Fitch's estimates.
Right sizing the buffers reduces the power consumed by the clock signal.