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Overstaffing

A situation in which a company hires more employees than it can afford to keep. Overstaffing may occur, for example, if a small business makes a point of employing all of the owner's children. It may also occur if a company hires staff in anticipation of increased business. Overstaffing may be unsustainable if the increased business does not materialize.
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