corporate anorexia


noun

a condition or state in which a corporation has cut costs or employees to the point of endangering the business.

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Origin of corporate anorexia

First recorded in 1985–90
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British Dictionary definitions for corporate anorexia

corporate anorexia

noun

a malaise of a business organization resulting from making too many creative people redundant in efforts to cut costs
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