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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Why Cant We Solve Tardiness?

January 7, 2009
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Our CEO is very particular about punctuality. We do have some people who arrive late (usually not more than 10 minutes each day regularly). As HR, we are always sandwiched between opposing forces: employees who feel that "We are just a few minutes late, and more important, it’s the results that count." On the other hand, our CEO always asks our HR professionals to remind people about being punctual. Now we have been charged with reminding department heads to ensure they have a grip on the matter and to monitor staff attendance from time to time. What items should I write to them about specifically?
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Scheduling Software Lawsons Software

October 10, 2008
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Lawson’s software allows nurses to see and bid on open shifts a la eBay.
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Scheduling Software Oracle Workforce Scheduling and Kronos Scheduling

October 10, 2008
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Oracle Workforce Scheduling allows managers to see details of how a team of workers is scheduled through the day. Among the demand factors that Kronos’ scheduling software takes into account are sales, number of items sold, number of customers and foot traffic.
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Scheduling Snapshot

October 10, 2008
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During the past five years, advances in computer hardware and software have allowed applications to take many factors into account in generating sophisticated schedules.
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Potential Left on the Shelf

October 10, 2008
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Advanced scheduling software is promising, but just a small percentage of companies tap its full potential. That's the opinion of Lisa Disselkamp, a consultant who helps firms implement scheduling applications.
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Special Report on HR Technology Scheduling Softwarean Optimal Tool

October 10, 2008
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Sophisticated scheduling software can save some employers money and give employees more options. But some observers say it can also cause instability in workers' lives and dent profits.
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Scheduling Software Infor Software

October 10, 2008
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Infor software allows managers to score employees on customer service, which allows peak performers to be scheduled at peak times.
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SAPPHIRE 2008 Orlando

May 8, 2008
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May 4-7, 2008 Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
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Strike Forces GM to Idle Detroit Assembly Plant

March 28, 2008
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The 3,650-worker strike at American Axle, which began February 26, has forced seven GM light-truck assembly plants to close, along with 22 parts operations in North America.
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