Articles tagged with Balance

  • Expanding Operations With a Scarce Labor Pool and an Unpredictable Workload

    Expanding Operations With a Scarce Labor Pool and an Unpredictable Workload

    November 29, 2018

    This is a short case study on a recent shiftwork project in manufacturing. The company wanted to increase output while the demand for workforce was high.

  • Knowing the Unknown

    Knowing the Unknown

    September 27, 2018

    Companies are dynamic in that there are always a lot of moving parts. How can you tell what action will cause a desired outcome if you have less than perfect information?

  • Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    April 26, 2018

    How a new mixed schedule help tackle seasonality while satisfying both workers and managers.

  • The Cost of Time

    The Cost of Time

    April 24, 2018

    Suppose I asked you the following question:  "Will an employee make more or less money when they work overtime?"

  • Work-Life Balance

    Work-Life Balance

    May 2, 2017

    How to provide a shift schedule that gives your workforce the work-life balance they need.