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Career Development and Downsizing

Today's organizations are flatter and offer fewer opportunities for advancement. How do you think careers should be developed in this type of organizational environment?

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Managing survivors in a layoff is important. As a manager, what concerns would you have about the surviving workforce after a layoff? How can the HR management staff be of assistance in providing support for the survivors of a layoff?

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In an organizational environment where there are few opportunities for advancement, a career should be developed in this type of organizational environment in a manner that is much different than they have been developed in the past. Due to the fact that there are fewer opportunities for advancement, careers should be developed in a manner that is consistent with the needs of the organization, as well as the needs of the individual employee. In reference to the needs of the organization, there should be an incremental tiered level approach to the offering of promotions to employees within the organization. This incremental approach should include the methodology by which the top 1% of high-performance within the organization are screened in order to determine their suitability for advancement, and to select the individuals based on their merits. This should be conducted by ...

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