Comments on: CFO Brust looks to save Sprint, one pencil at a time http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2008/12/08/cfo-brust-looks-to-save-sprint-one-pencil-at-a-time/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Jordan http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2008/12/08/cfo-brust-looks-to-save-sprint-one-pencil-at-a-time/#comment-354476 Tue, 09 Dec 2008 19:40:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=13463#comment-354476 While there is still a lot more to look at in regards to making the company profitable again, it is the small things like bottled water and office waste that obviously add up. If more companies would take a closer look at some of these practices it would afford them more wiggle room when it comes to the number of staff they actually have to cut. By saving 15.6 million on office supplies, how many jobs did that save?

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By: maarten http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2008/12/08/cfo-brust-looks-to-save-sprint-one-pencil-at-a-time/#comment-354470 Tue, 09 Dec 2008 14:44:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=13463#comment-354470 Although this may be a nice step to illustrate the point that he means business, on the long run you can’t save a company by saving a pencil or two. Sprint’s problem are more fundamental and hence requires a more fundamental approach. Only if the company can demonstrate a viable plan it will win back investor confidence.

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