• Subject: Re: IBM knows how to treat it's employess.....
  • From: "Nelson C. Smith" <ncsmith@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 23:24:29 -0500

So what's new?  Isn't this what they teach in MBA school?

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From: mcrump@ballfoster.com <mcrump@ballfoster.com>
To: midrange-l@midrange.com <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, November 08, 1999 8:47 AM
Subject: IBM knows how to treat it's employess.....


>
>
>First they mess around with the pension and then this.....
>
>Workforce cuts!  Looks like Palmisano's first move is to be a hatchet man
and
>reduce the Server group workforce.  Supposedly the cuts affect all server
groups
>but Rochester may face the worst of it.
>
>Let's see now.  Create a great machine.  Than market it like anthrax.  When
>things get a little tough take it out on the people's who's work and
efforts you
>didn't market properly.  I hope Stephenson gets a equitable action taken
against
>him.....
>
>This will be real interesting.  These cuts could be beneficial but they
could
>spell more trouble.  There is a great risk that good people will leave (as
they
>already have), that more will be let go, and that certain projects will be
cut.
>All for what is essentially a management problem.......
>
>Sorry for the digression on this technical list but I feel this may all
impact
>us eventually.
>
>Respectfully
>
>Mike Crump
>
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