Workforce Reductions: An Annotated Bibliography
This report, which is based on a review of practitioner-oriented sources and scholarly journals, uses a three-part framework to organize annotated bibliographies that, together, list a total of 104 sources that provide the following three perspectives on work force reduction issues: organizational, organizational-individual relationship, and individual. Part 1 includes annotations of 42 articles and books that focus on strategy, policy, and/or decision making. Provided in part 2 are annotations of 43 articles and books devoted to the impact of individual- and group-level thoughts, feelings, and behaviors on organizational functioning before, during, and after the downsizing process. Part 3 contains 19 annotations of articles and books that concentrate on the effects of job loss on individuals, including the perceived threat of job loss, with special attention on the ways job loss affects personal well-being and the different ways different individuals cope with job loss. Appended is a list of 101 bibliographic entries referring to articles that have been deemed not directly within the purview of the review but nevertheless valuable resources for further reference. Author and title indexes are included. (MN)
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ORGANIZATIONALINDIVIDUAL RELATIONSHIP PERSPECTIVE
360-degree Feedback Academy of Management approach Armstrong-Stassen AT&T authors Behavioral Brockner Cameron career Caudron Center for Creative communications coping responses corporate costs Creative Leadership cutbacks decisions declining organizations downsizing effort downsizing process downsizing strategies employees employment equity theory escape coping executives experience factors feelings focus Greenhalgh Harvard Business Review Hirschorn Human Resources Management impact implementation implications improve increased individuals industry interviews involved issues job insecurity job loss job security Journal of Applied Keidel layoff survivors lean production levels logotherapy long-term Management Journal Management Review ment Mishra negative Noer organization's organizational commitment organizational decline organizational downsizing organizational effectiveness organizational transition outplacement Personnel perspective planning positive proactive psychological contract reactions redesign reengineering relationship restructuring retrenchment Slock Stock stress Successful downsizing suggest survey survivor guilt theory tion tional unem union workers workforce reduction workplace violence