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The Effect of Downsizing on Survived Employees' Performance: A Case of Pakistan

  title={The Effect of Downsizing on Survived Employees' Performance: A Case of Pakistan},
  author={Rashid Saeed and Muhammad Arshad and Zeeshan Fareed and Farrukh Shahzad and Rab Nawaz Lodhi},
This research examines the effects of downsizing on the performance of survived employees in context of Pakistan. Downsizing is used as an independent variable and attributes of survived employees’ performance such as employees’ loyalty, employees’ commitment and job security are use as dependent variables. Three associational hypotheses were developed to analyze the relationship between independent and independent variables. Study is quantitative and questionnaire five point Likert scales are… 

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