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1 Reorganization and Layoff Solutions Team D PHL/320 4/11/2016 Jason Miller
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2 Reorganization and Layoff Solutions As a company grows, its wants and needs grow with it. In the case of General Electric, its recent acquisition of Alstom has opened many new doors, but as a part of the deal, they are forced by their investors to shut the door on some of their employees. By firing or laying off more than 6,500 of their employees, GE plans to save several billion dollars. Instead, they may want to consider alternative options that will allow them to reach the same goal. By using an alternative option such as cutting operational costs, or transferring key employees to other locations, GE will be closer to achieving their goal. Cutting Operational Costs Because of the sheer size of GE, the impact of acquiring Alstom will be realized in a few short years. One of the biggest benefits of their acquisition will be $1.8 billion in savings over a specified time period. Although this does seem like a high dollar amount, they are still required, by their investors, to lay off or fire more than 6,500 employees. This is said to save them anywhere
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