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A Manager's Guide to Creative Cost Cutting
Publication Date: 2002-11-21
Number of pages: 224
A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
Practical, creative strategies and solutions for cutting costswithout cutting people
In an age of cutting costsno matter the costthe unspoken contract between employer and employee has never been more tenuous. But while trimming payroll may be the easiest answer, it is often far from the best. A Manager's Guide to Creative Cost Cutting presents specific ways that companies can reduce costs without reducing staff, along with implementation plans and real-world case studies and examples. Concise and compelling, it shows today's leaders how to better leverage resources to control spiraling costs while creating a sounder, more stable work environment.
Featuring 101 techniques for executives to reduce expenses and expand profits, without disrupting workers' lives and deep-sixing morale, this unique and easy-to-read guidebook:Shows how to uncover hidden costs and then reduce or eliminate them Helps readers overcome 21 common cost-reduction prohibitors Highlights real-world examples, from Intel's unpaid leave to Goodyear's debt negotiation