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Is the process of putting back levels (layers) in the hierarchy of the organization that had previously been removed through a process of delayering. It occurs when the supposed benefits of delayering have not materialized and problems have emerged—particularly, a loss of senior managerial control (too much lower-level autonomy), overburdening of lower-level managers (too much responsibility), or a lack of organization-wide co-ordination (too much fragmentation).

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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