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Running head: STAFFING PLAN 1 Staffing plan Robert Miley University Of Phoenix Human resources management MGT/431 JENNIE WONG October 27, 2010
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Staffing plan No matter what a business does, finding the right staffing level can be a challenging task. If you hire too many workers, you will suffer from high costs with an office or factory full of workers with nothing to do. If you hire too few people, the workers you do have will feel stressed and overworked, productivity will suffer and some of your best producers may even move on to greener pastures. One of the best ways to strike the proper balance is to develop a comprehensive staffing plan for the business. The business that I am choosing is a small one with several locations in southern California. The business itself is a sleep center that is open 7 nights a week. Gathering all of the statistics you can regarding the productivity of the current workforce is very important. Keeping accurate statistics is a vital part of business management as those statistics can be used to reward your best workers, develop effective training plans and identify bottlenecks in the production process. With the current workforce I found that there are several people that need to get eliminated due to several performance issues ranging from quality of work to appearance because all of the sleep center employees are hired using form 1099 they can be eliminated fairly easily. Using the statistics I gathered I determine how much the average worker can do in each working hour. For our call center this would be the average calls taken by each operator. For the sleep center itself we averaged the number of people that each technician legally was allowed to
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course BUSINESS 317 taught by Professor Jackhandy during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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