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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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When faced with an opportunity to rightsize, be certain that everyone is speaking the same language.
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The bill states that it would be optional for the following government agencies to rightsize its organization-the legislature, judiciary, the Constitutional Commissions, the Office of the Ombudsman, and even the Local Government Units (LGUs) as long as it would be consistent with the Local Government Code.
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