Plant managers and Human Resource managers that work with large groups of employees have almost certainly learned one clear truth: People don’t like to be told what to do.
Changing shift schedules is not like changing the curtains in your kitchen.
It’s complicated. It disrupts your workforce. It takes a great deal of effort in an area that you likely have very little experience AND if you make a … Read the rest
Every now and then, I like to return to the basics. Today I’m going to cover some of the basic DOs and DON’Ts for those of you considering a change to your schedule.
DO make sure you have clearly identified … Read the rest
I recently received a telephone call from a company that was having problems with their shift schedule. The problem, it seemed, was that people were complaining about the schedule. The company could hear the complaints but was having a hard … Read the rest