Flexing the Workforce: Using Overall Labor Effectiveness to Manage Fluctuating Demand
Flexing the workforce is an efficient way to maintain labor effectiveness when there is changing demand. But when it's used ineffectively, it can act as a buffer that masks inefficiency. An overall workforce flexing strategy, combined with regular coaching of supervisors on effective use of flexing tactics and performance measurement, can give you a competitive advantage in the supply chain.
Read this white paper now to take a look at methods that can be used to flex a workforce. The end goal: to be able to construct a strategy that effectively balances the needs of your workforce with the demands of your business.