Imagine an ideal company which runs at peak efficiency 24 hours a day, with all the perks attached: then learn from authority Coleman, who tells how to organize and tailor shift schedules for maximum employee benefits and company advantage. This provides a flexible formula adaptable to a variety of businesses which utilize shift workers, providing strong guidance on organizing work schedules. -- Midwest Book Review
"There are 8,760 hours in a year. How many companies use all those hours as effectively as they could?
This succinct new guide shows how to squeeze productivity from every hour of the day -- without squeezing employees dry. Author Richard Coleman, a much sought after authority on ""shiftwork"" schedules, explains that round-the-clock business hours are no longer just for manufacturing, but can raise productivity and lower costs in a wide range of industries: retail, hospitality, transportation, insurance, banking, and many others.
With many examples from around the globe, Coleman shows readers how to launch or improve a 24-hour operation. He addresses such issues as:
• making maximum use of time, equipment, and people
• avoiding serious and costly problems of morale, health, and safety
• designing a schedule that meets the particular needs of a business"