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Factors that affect the workplace from the perspective of human interaction and staff deployment strategy

Supermarket shifts ’cause anxiety and insecurity’

A¬†recent study by Alex Wood and Brendan Burchell from the department of sociology at Cambridge delivers more evidence about what many of us have suspected. Supermarket ‘super flexible’ working arrangements are not good for staff. In fact they impair mental

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9 Steps to Successful Workforce Management

Analyse Staff Absence This is more than just recording when someone goes sick, though it includes that as well. A pattern of sickness is probably a more important indicator of some systematic problem than a total number of sick days.

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Workforce schedule optimization is not compromization

One of the inputs we spend some time is demonstrating just how big a problem optimizing a workforce schedule is. In fact it is such a big problem and so expensive to achieve, examples are very hard to find –

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Night shift a causal link to significant risk factors.

Research has established a causal link among night shift workers and the incidence of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a condition that presents a significant risk condition for high blood pressure and heart disorders among others. The research published by the

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