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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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