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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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Now we are combining these different ways of rightsizing our packages so consumers can order online and have our products delivered to their doorsteps within a few hours, undamaged.
Structured like a "rightsizing" manual, this title provides a detailed map for forward-thinking librarians.
The fourth quarter net loss improved to AED 20.7 million from a loss of AED 111.9 million in the same period last year with the benefits of the rightsizing programme showing a positive impact on the Company's bottom line.
In October 2009, a community task force appointed by Covington kicked off the rightsizing process by having two sets of forums.
Customers facing issues in moving applications to the cloud and managing them efficiently can benefit from Makara's solutions for scaling, rightsizing, rollback and monitoring.
As a result of this business model conversion and in conjunction with previously announced plans for rightsizing, ISS expects to incur pre-tax basis restructuring expenses of approximately $650,000 to $900,000 related mainly to severance costs, reserves for RTMS inventory and other transition costs, of which $550,000 to $750,000 in expense is anticipated to be recorded in the current fiscal quarter.
The average data center operator can achieve the highest return investment through rightsizing. UNS, LLC is proud to partner with Datapod to deliver an award-winning approach to a growing problem.
The division's flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to changing market conditions led to Emirates SkyCargo rightsizing its fleet during the financial year, the company said.
VBN 2.0 breaks new ground by migrating these vital services into the cloud, rightsizing capital expenditures by up to 60% and operating expenses by up to 75% according to Aruba's estimates.
In May, Revlon announced a worldwide organizational restructuring, rightsizing the organization to reflect the more efficient workflows and processes that have been implemented during the past two years.
"The pending sale of our downstream natural gas business and the recently announced divestiture of our international commodities business illustrate that we are making substantial progress in de-risking our business and rightsizing our merchant businesses in light of current economic conditions," said Mayo A.
"We call it rightsizing. All our core people are still here.