CEOs need to deal better with the toxic fallout of mass layoffs
People laid off damages company culture in ways that need control
Layoffs are poisonous to corporate culture. At companies that have trimmed staff, remaining employees may be insecure about their career prospects, anxious about further cuts and overwhelmed by the amount of work they now need to get done. Some damage to the organizational fabric is inevitable. But there is a lot more executives can do to mitigate the post-layoff gloom.