A reorganization of its sales force and the slowdown in the economy has prompted Forrester Research of Cambridge, Mass. to eliminate 111 employees, approximately 15% of its workforce worldwide, according to a statement issued yesterday by George F. Colony, Forrester's chairman and CEO.

A reorganization of the firm's sales force resulted in 67 of the cuts, Colony said in a conference call held yesterday. He blamed the other 44 job cuts in research and client services on the weak economy and the smaller sales force, which needs less support staff, he said.

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