Human Resource Managers; how would you like a schedule that your employees will love?
Plant Managers, how about a schedule that adds 40% more potential production hours onto your weekly schedule?
Now that the hook is baited….shall we take a … Read the rest
Maintenance Managers, you know the drill – Keep the equipment running and still, somehow, get your maintenance done.
On a 5-day schedule, this typically means Maintenance “maintains” during the week and “repairs” during the weekend.
When a plant shifts to … Read the rest
We all know that shift work, and especially night shift, is difficult. For some folks, it can lead to disrupted sleep patterns and non-traditional social interactions with friends and family members. As a result, it is a common perception that, … Read the rest
There is a short answer and a long answer to this question. Here is a link to the short answer.
As for the long answer:
Take a look at the “short answer” in the previous blog post. That is a … Read the rest
This is the fourth and final post in a series of four posts regarding 6-day schedules. Here are the links to 6-day schedules (part 1), 6-day schedules (part 2) and 6-day schedules (part 3).
In this post, we … Read the rest
The number one way that companies find a shift schedule is to hold a meeting and ask, “So, does anyone know of any shift schedule patterns?”
There are several false assumptions built into this methodology. One is that all schedules … Read the rest
This is the third in a series about 6-day schedules. I recommend you read 6-day schedules (part 1) and 6-day scheduled (part 2) before going forward with this one.
Todayâ€™s post will begin the focus on a 12-hour schedule pattern … Read the rest
It is not unusual for a company to contact us with the following idea: “If I can just put in the right schedule, I will save a ton of money on overtime.”
There is really just one condition where this … Read the rest
There is a book by Malcolm Gladwell called Blink, the Power of Thinking Without Thinking.
In a nutshell, he talks about how too much information is not always a good thing. We often make better choices with less information rather … Read the rest
It’s human nature to not like change. There are a lot of reasons for this, among the biggest is the fear of the unknown. People “know” what’s going on now. They “know” how things work. Anything different is unknown.
A … Read the rest