Leading After Layoffs: What Cisco’s Managers Need to Do Next

By Kevin on July 26, 2011 in employee engagement, leadership

After months of speculation, it’s official.

Cisco will lay off 6,500 employees—about nine percent of its workforce—and transfer another 5,000 as part of the sale of its set-top box business to a Taiwanese company.

But what about those who don’t get cut? What about the 60,500 Cisco employees who remain in the company? How do they continue to be productive and valuable contributors? How do they help Cisco regain its glory?

If you are one of Cisco’s 600 managers who have to lead, coach, and motivate after the cut, here is a 4-step action plan.

Click here to read my full article published in Business Insider.

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