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  • The big idea: When will employee head-count reductions "destroy" a company's culture?

    A good company's culture can survive staff cuts

  • "Periodic head-count freezes and an emphasis on production volume may have contributed to this situation," the report said.

    J&J's Tight Staffing Contributed to Recalls, Report Says

  • "We will decline to comment on future hiring or head-count numbers," says Kimberly Pineda , director of corporate public relations for Oracle Corp.

    Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad

  • Law firms basically focused a lot of head-count reductions during the recession on associate ranks, says Dan DiPietro , chairman of Citi Private Bank's law-firm group.

    Law Firms Keep Squeezing Associates

  • The mayor will recommend head-count reduction in the Education Department be comprised of 4,666 layoffs and 1,500 others through attrition, aides said.

    Mayor's Budget Sees a Windfall

  • We've taken a lot of head-count out of this company over the last two years.

    Higher Food Costs Eat Into Sysco Profit

  • He said the company would look at further asset sales including real-estate and securities holdings, and that head-count reductions were also under consideration.

    Tepco Asks Government for Aid

  • "The rest of our head-count expansion will be our sales, trading, research and back office support for our equities roll-out globally," said Mr. Kandiah, who formerly was the joint head of Asian equity capital markets at UBS.

    Religare Capital Eyes Expansion

  • "Once you start head-count reductions and plant closures, you are adding to the unemployment, you are adding to the anxiety in the market."

    Lean Companies Ready to Cut

  • Instead, it has slipped 10 places to rank 92nd in investment-banking revenue in Asia-Pacific ex-Japan, and has announced a ¥40 billion $520 million cost-cutting plan that involves head-count reductions in Asia and closing down unprofitable operations.

    Banks in Asia Duel Over Top Talent


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