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overmanningthe employment of more workers than is strictly required to perform efficiently a particular set of work tasks. This can occur because of an inefficient organization of work by management or through the operation of RESTRICTIVE LABOUR PRACTICES.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
overmanningthe employment of more LABOUR than is strictly required to efficiently undertake a particular economic activity. This can arise through bad work organization on the part of management or through trade union-instigated RESTRICTIVE LABOUR PRACTICES.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005