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The Right Way to Reset: 5 Steps for Hitting Cost and Productivity Targets While Your Organization Changes Gears

Published: 16 November 2015

ID: G00340040

Analyst(s): CIO Research Team


Management teams must find the “next gear” of cost and productivity performance to succeed in an environment characterized by slower growth, intense competition, and increased activism from investors. Doing so requires much more than vigilant and aggressive management of direct and indirect costs. Companies must also: cut unproductive costs while spending in areas that drive strategy; protect sales and topline activities from disruptions; and minimize employee disengagement which can result in increased corporate risk exposure, loss of employee productivity, and even attrition of valuable staff. Read The Right Way to Reset to learn the 5 steps for growing productively and profitably.

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