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Combatting First-hour Productivity Woes

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First-hour productivity is very critical and sets the pace for the whole day, yet more often than not it is considered as a dampener for the healthiest of the factories across the world. On a conservative 8-hour shift pattern, the first hour on the floor is equivalent to 12.5 per cent of the total time available, which is quite a huge fraction, yet it contributes very little to the total productivity. On the surface, it appears to be an HR issue and employee…

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Source: June, 2016
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