Sizing Down: Chronicle of a Plant Closing

Sizing Down: Chronicle of a Plant Closing

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Author(s): Louise Moser Illes

?As a slice of history, docudrama and how-to manual, Sizing Down is top-notch. Illes was human resources manager at the Signetics semiconductor plant in Orem, Utah, when, in January 1992, she was notified that the plant would close at the end of the year. It became her task to assist with orchestrating the phase-out of 900 jobs, including her own. . . . Throughout the inevitable juggling of interests, judgments had to be made, some good, some bad, says the author. This relentlessly objective history records them all, along with afterthoughts on how the situation might have been handled better.--Publishers Weekly

Collection: KNXB-Industrial relations,

ISBN: 9780801484346

Paperback / softback

240 pages

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