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Defying Downturn through Innovation

Defying Downturn through Innovation

Innovation Restructuring: re-investment as an alternative to lay-offs

Amid the restructuring of innovation activities that takes place in response to the recession, businesses must take care to position themselves to take advantage of the upturn when it comes. Successful innovators redirect part of the financial and personnel resources released through restructuring into growth and innovation programs. Only by simultaneously adopting a prudent approach to streamlining operations and focusing clearly on developing their technology, innovation and product portfolio will businesses be ready to grow when the economic climate improves. In fact, there has not been a better opportunity for a long time to acquire new technologies.

Released: January 2009

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