A Manager's Guide to Creative Cost Cutting: 101 Ways to Build the Bottom Line

Paperback | November 21, 2002

byDavid W. Young

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Practical, creative strategies and solutions for cutting costs--without cutting people

In an age of cutting costs--no matter the cost--the 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

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A PAPERBACK ORIGINALPractical, creative strategies and solutions for cutting costs--without cutting peopleIn an age of cutting costs--no matter the cost--the 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 Guid...

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Make cost reduction and control a top-to-bottom imperative!181 Market-Tested Strategies from Wal-Mart, Intel, GE, and Other Cost-Efficient Market LeadersCut-costs-at-"all"-costs is today's competitive mantra. But while trimming payroll is often the first place companies turn, layoffs can be disruptive and damaging--and frequently end u...

David W. Young is professor of accounting and control at Boston University's School of Management and a principal in The Crimson Group, Inc., specialists in customized in-house management education programs.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.3 × 5.4 × 0.73 inPublished:November 21, 2002Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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