In Layoffs, ‘Least Horrific’ Perhaps The Best Communications Goal

If chipper M&A news constituted the refrain in every business success set to music in 1999, layoffs are the recurring theme in the more somber Greek tragedies now playing
out in early 2001. And we're not just talking about bloodbaths at Internet companies (although the online financial advice outlet Motley Fool, which canned a third of its
workforce earlier this month, exemplifies continued suffering among that lot).