as in ruthless
having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings under his slash-and-burn management ethic, even longtime employees were summarily downsized for the sake of corporate competitiveness

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“Slash-and-burn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slash-and-burn. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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