Operation Managers and Human Resource Managers know that if your workload has seasonality, then you need a plan to deal with it. Maybe your strategy is to maximize gains or maybe its to minimize lost opportunities. Whatever your priority is, … Read the rest
If you are a Human Resources Manager, then you are well aware of the difficulty in finding quality employees in todayâ€™s tight labor market. You and everyone else in your local area are competing for an ever-shrinking pool of potential … Read the rest
As a Plant Manager or Human Resources Manager, in a shiftwork operation, you’ve certainly heard “Everyone that I know wants to start the shifts at such-and-such a time.” You hear this but the question is – What do you do … Read the rest
There are many aspects to the concept of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Thinking. One of the fundamental goals of applying lean concepts is to eliminate waste in the process.
What can we do to minimize waste in shift schedules? In … Read the rest
- Quantity Matters. If your workforce is complaining about overtime, donâ€™t assume that itâ€™s always because there is too much. It may be just the opposite. In most workforces, about 20% of your workforce will avoid all overtime. At the