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Siemens is to cull 6,800 jobs at its troubled corporate telecommunications unit, after announcing last summer that a relatively small 600 would have to go. Siemens Enterprise Communications division (SEN) plans to cut 3,800 jobs directly, including up to 2,000 in Germany. SEN's headquarters and other administrative and support …

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More of the same

There should be a name for it and maybe there is.

It seems to be a theory that if a company adopts a layoff and outsource policy then there is also executive corruption.

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Here we go again...

They keep offering us redundancies and then announcing that our skills are far too valuable to be allowed to leave - a value which remarkably does not appear in our salary... A different bit of Siemens, so it's obviously company-wide.

Anonymous for obvious reasons...

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Damovo all over again?

Perhaps the reason Siemens are having trouble shifting their Enterprise business is because the industry remembers the disaster than ensued when Ericsson off-loaded theirs. Rebranded Damovo, it lost all its best employees, pissed off all its best customers and ended up having to be handed over to its creditors. This has the makings of another Damovo written all over it.

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