India Outsourcers Seek Recession Help from Workers

Infosys, Cisco, HP, and a few other IT companies in India are tapping their own employees for ways to beat the economic crisisand finding a rich vein of ideas

At a time when layoff and cost-cutting dominate news space and drive conversations in corner rooms, corridors and staff canteens of India Inc, causing widespread panic and uncertainty, a handful of IT firms including Infosys, Cisco, HP, NIIT and CSC, to name a few, are encouraging their employees to chip in with suggestions to overcome the global economic crisis. Besides getting access to some valuable inputs, the move will help these companies instill a sense of confidence into a flock living in constant fear of getting the axe.

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