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Prof. Batia Wiesenfeld on the threat of layoffs from the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Excerpt from Marketplace -- “'I can’t imagine that there won’t be some cuts even at those lower levels, because we are talking about an industry that is under some threat,' says Batia Wiesenfeld, professor of management and organizations at NYU's Stern School of Business. Wiesenfeld says the merger – if it goes through – may just speed things up, as management makes sure the new company is as lean as it needs to be, given shrinking customer demand."

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