One of the most time consuming tasks a manager faces during the week is writing the server schedule. Hours can be spent digging up scraps of paper and consulting server availability just to get coverage for a particular shift. This is followed by the inevitable complaints from people who work too little or too much. It is a task most managers dread. It is also one that can be avoided.
This week I have discussed the advantages and disadvantages to having a set schedule from a server’s perspective. Today I wanted to wrap this topic up by discussing the impact it has on managers. All things considered, I think this can be tremendously beneficial for managers. There are some downsides though. Knowing both the advantages and the disadvantages will help you make a better decision when debating set scheduling.
There are a few disadvantages to implementing set schedules as a manager.
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