Knowledge Sharing and Organisational Commitment in the Context of Downsizing

This article looks at the benefits of organisational knowledge sharing and commitment in the context of downsizing.  Knowledge sharing activities have the potential to enhance organisational effectiveness by bringing employees together and fostering the development of communities of practice, with subsequent positive impacts on organisational commitment. Since the late 1980s downsizing has become a widespread […]

Restructuring, Delayering and Downsizing: Some Lessons from the Past

This article provides a brief historical overview of restructuring, delayering and downsizing in Australia.  It also looks at lessons from the past that may assist HRM practitioners in developing and implementing appropriate intervention strategies to help minimise the potential negative financial, organisational and human consequences for the downsizing organisation. Downsizing was first introduced as a […]