cost cutting

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Noun1.cost cutting - the act of cutting costscost cutting - the act of cutting costs    
cut - the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
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In an interview with Bloomberg Television, CEO, Brian Moynihan, said that the bank would have to pursue more cost cutting measures, including job cuts, in order to continue to report profits.
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In any case, most organisations have indicated poor outcomes on profitability so far from cost cutting measures.
Reports yesterday suggested car unions would be told today a fresh round of cost cutting would be announced in a bid to counter falling car sales.
Identify the target for cost cutting, perform the appropriate action and move on.
Nissan Korea, a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company (NASDAQ: NSANY) (TYO: 7201), is increasing its cost cutting efforts to deal with the decline in sales.
The cost cutting is intended as a short-term strategy until the organization gets to the final step: reclaiming revenues either through a pickup in the business cycle or, when the revenues will not return (for example because of obsolescence), through reorganizing and focusing on alternative revenue streams.
In addition, DNP is also picking up more requests to implement further cost cutting measures on order to respond to the ongoing shift to lower priced LCD televisions.
Translated to cost cutting, that means you're going to have to create and then sell a new culture to your management--and who better to undertake that project than any organization's accountants.
Taxes are an especially rich source of cost cutting, in part because companies are paying them in so many ways and quite possibly overlooking potential savings.
But Shibasaki rebutted Ghosn's assertion that the cost cutting program benefits Nissan's auto parts suppliers by boosting their efficiency.
Upper Management Lacks a Cost Cutting Strategy: Jeopardizes Business Development and Growth