Managing Downsizing

Before an organization takes any action towards a downsizing, the ramifications should be carefuly appraised and addressed through detailed planning, preparation and communication.

Very often the consequences are unforeseen and usually require specific experience in downsizing and reorganization. AJO has the experience and expertise to keep you on track in reaching your goals and successfully implementing a workforce reduction.

In partnership with your organization, we would focus on:

  • Strategic planning and impact analysis
  • Developing strategies to minimize disruption within the organization
  • Realigning workforce
  • Identifying desired outcomes of restructuring
  • Developing communications
  • Training and preparing managers for notifications
  • Considering alternatives to job elimination
  • Terminating employees fairly, objectively, legally and with dignity