I made the same adjustments for the front and sleeves. Sometimes, I also add length to the bodice to adjust for my above average height. Sometimes, I also cut the sides of the back pattern piece at a smaller size. I often end up taking in the back of a shirt or dress more than I need to on the front.
See where else I've used Simplicity 1873:
Peacock Print Pleated Dress
Cut Out Back Seersucker Dress