Cutting Costs Effectively in Recession & Recovery (BizBones)
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But cutting costs effectively means moreit means quickly gathering cost information, figuring out the hidden potential for cost-cutting, forecasting the topline, considering all sources of cuts, balancing cost-cutting against other considerations (like cashflow, flexibility, the needs of the future, and where cuts would increase costs elsewhere), as well as an efficient implementation strategy."Cutting Costs Effectively" should be essential reading for busy managers at all levels. He has two decades of hands-on experience in advising companies on recession strategy. He is the author of "Recession Storming", still the best-selling book on business strategies in recession and recovery.. Sure, you could cut costs 10% across the board. Rupert Hart MBA has been an operating manager and marketing executive through several downturns
S. Topping said Very useful book, indeed.. It's amazing what the author can pack into a book that you can skim in an hour! It's full of good thoughts explained in a way that I can understand and use. I run a business and, like all business owners, keeping costs down is critical. I used to think that cutting costs was a simple enough idea (do more with less etc, right?), but I have found it's not so easy making those trade-offs against things like cashflow and investing for the future. This book is useful in helping me figure out how to make those difficul. Very useful book and easy read. John H. Lovejoy This book on cost cutting in a recession is a wonderful prescription for all of us who have to make tough choices in the current economic slowdown. Rupert Hart weaves a long series of thoughtful and pragmatic solutions with success stories from many industries, companies and well known business icons. His concise style makes this a quick and productive read. Perhaps the most useful aspect of the book is figuring out where costs should be. Two of the several methods mentioned in the book are ZBB and BDP: Zero-base. Beneficial and Timely E. Ingraham The book is very practical for the down turn we currently face. It is an essential guide to protect your business interests in this current economy. A good read.