4 stages of resource planning
How should you organize the scheduling of your resources in your company? This article looks at which form of resource planning fits best in your organization.
Plan the big projects first
If you look at the picture, you might be thinking there are more stones and sand in the first jar than in the second jar, but nothing could be further from the truth. The second jar contains the exact same amount of sand and stones, only the content doesn't fit in the first jar. That has to do with the order of filling the jar. If you first fill the jar with the large stones, then the smaller stones and
Planning – do it like the homo sapiens!
Planning is as ancient as the human race. Ever since humans began to think ahead and started hunting in groups, plans have been made to achieve the best possible result. At first, planning was based purely on (non-)verbal communication.
Detailed planning? 3 deciding factors
If you have a lot of small tasks and schedule them in detail, you can "blow up" the planning. Then, the scheduling becomes a day job. This is how you prevent this.
Flexibility is the norm, but in sustainable form
There are more and more signals that the future labor organization without far-reaching forms of flexibility will not last long. The discussion on flexibilization focuses mainly on the distinction between 'bad' and 'good' flexibility. This blog contains a number of topics on what will now be called 'sustainable flexibilization'.