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Alternative Workforce Strategies by Peter R. Garber

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Making Your Workforce Strategy Succeed

There are two factors that will influence whether or not your workforce strategy succeeds in making a positive difference to the organization: assimilation, and employee training. You must do some advance planning in these two areas, because the presence of any short-term employees is going to naturally affect productivity and morale.

Organizational Culture

Every organization has a unique culture—formal and informal rules and practices. Rules and regulations are typically communicated in the form of policies that everyone in the organization is expected to follow. (Employee handbooks should include them and be updated annually.) Perhaps even more powerful influencers of behavior in an organization are ...

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