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Table 2. Business processes involved in extended mass layoff events, by reason for layoff, second quarters 2009 and 2010 (1)
Reason Extended mass layoff events Total business process Core processes Support processes
Strat. Mgmt. Procurement, logistics, distribution Ops. Product development Marketing, sales, account management Customer and after-sales service General managment and firm infra-structure Human resource management Technology and process development
Second quarter 2010 (p)

Total business process

1,851 2,307 12 148 1,479 49 84 137 297 71 30

Business demand

604 815 2 40 565 16 24 36 89 27 16

Contract cancellation

49 95 - 7 43 2 5 5 20 7 6

Contract
completion

262 301 - 8 253 2 6 8 16 6 2

Domestic competition

3 6 - - 3 - 1 - 2 - -

Excess inventory/
saturated market

(2) 4 - 1 2 1 - - - - -

Import
competition

(2) 3 - 1 - 1 1 - - - -

Slack work/
insufficient
demand/non-seasonal business slowdown

287 406 2 23 264 10 11 23 51 14 8

Organizational changes

109 219 3 15 91 7 14 24 47 11 7

Business-
ownership
change

29 63 1 4 24 1 3 6 14 4 6

Reorgan-
ization
or
restructuring
of company

80 156 2 11 67 6 11 18 33 7 1

Financial issues

112 210 5 18 91 6 14 13 45 12 6

Bankruptcy

13 29 1 1 11 - 2 3 6 4 1

Cost control/cost cutting/
increase
profitability

58 101 3 11 44 3 8 4 22 2 4

Financial difficulty

41 80 1 6 36 3 4 6 17 6 1

Production
specific

11 24 1 2 11 - 1 - 4 4 1

Disaster/Safety

11 14 - 1 8 - 3 - 1 1 -

Seasonal

757 1,009 1 72 701 19 28 63 109 16 -

Other/
Miscellaneous

247 16 - - 12 1 - 1 2 - -
Second quarter 2009 (r)

Total business process

3,395 4,320 (3) 332 2,565 112 166 161 655 182 147

Business demand

1,457 2,161 (3) 149 1,392 47 55 50 313 78 77

Contract cancellation

78 133 (3) 9 74 4 3 4 26 6 7

Contract
completion

310 360 (3) 12 301 3 2 4 28 5 5

Domestic competition

- - (3) - - - - - - - -

Excess inventory/
saturated market

25 47 (3) 6 25 3 - - 7 1 5

Import
competition

8 23 (3) 5 8 1 1 - 4 2 2

Slack work/
insufficient
demand/non-seasonal business slowdown

1,036 1,598 (3) 117 984 36 49 42 248 64 58

Organizational changes

170 372 (3) 35 148 9 26 23 84 29 18

Business-
ownership
change

32 69 (3) 5 27 - 5 6 17 6 3

Reorgan-
ization
or
restructuring
of company

138 303 (3) 30 121 9 21 17 67 23 15

Financial issues

295 665 (3) 61 252 28 51 43 135 55 40

Bankruptcy

51 157 (3) 18 49 3 13 11 34 19 10

Cost control/cost cutting/
increase
profitability

169 336 (3) 31 137 22 27 18 67 15 19

Financial difficulty

75 172 (3) 12 66 3 11 14 34 21 11

Production
specific

14 43 (3) 7 14 2 3 3 7 4 3

Disaster/Safety

3 2 (3) - 2 - - - - - -

Seasonal

757 973 (3) 74 707 22 29 33 98 9 1

Other/
Miscellaneous

699 104 (3) 6 50 4 2 9 18 7 8

Footnotes:
(1) Data were reported by all states and the District of Columbia.
(2) Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
(3) Identification of data by this business process began with first quarter 2010 data.
(p) = preliminary.
(r) = revised.

NOTE: Dash represents zero.

 

Last Modified Date: August 20, 2010