Solutions to Common In-plant Problems
Here’s how Jean-Luc Devis, director of Printing & Mailing Services at Oregon State University*, has handled some common in-plant problems.
Problem: Employees requesting time off when their co-workers are already taking those days off, leaving no one to run the equipment.
Solution: Empowered work teams. Have each work team first work out the time-off schedule before presenting it to the departmental supervisor.