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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Shift Work Is Harming Morale. How Do We Make Amends?

September 27, 2009
Our financial services company recently introduced shift work for some service positions, which has led to grumbling and general discontent. For example, our service-desk positions previously were 8 a.m.-5 p.m. jobs, but business needs warranted going to a 24/5 schedule. We are concerned about a drop in morale, along with the attendant productivity drops. We tried to roll this out gradually, giving service people time to adjust and informing them of the change through group meetings and one on one. Still, morale is at a new low since we began the shift-work schedule. How could we have missed on this so badly? And how can we repair the damage? —Sinking Fast, manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Johannesburg, South Africa
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0610_TimeAmerica

October 2, 2006
Special Advertisement: AAA Hoosier Motor club drives away payroll inaccuracies with an automated time and attendance solution. Find out how.
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0610_TimeAmerica

October 2, 2006
Special Advertisement: AAA Hoosier Motor club drives away payroll inaccuracies with an automated time and attendance solution. Find out how.
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0506 Qwiz Inc

June 1, 2005
Special Advertisement: Many government entities react slowly to the world around them. But the County of Riverside, California, defies this stereotype to be among an elite group of 150 U.S. companies selected as “Great Places to Work.”
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0506 Qwiz Inc

June 1, 2005
Special Advertisement: Many government entities react slowly to the world around them. But the County of Riverside, California, defies this stereotype to be among an elite group of 150 U.S. companies selected as “Great Places to Work.”
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