communications about the situation and the need for
change/improvement have taken place so far within the
departments or areas will be involved?
9. How many
employees/supervisors work in each department or
10. How many
employees/supervisors work on each shift?
schedules are people in the affected areas
Dept 1: 7-day operation, 12 hour rotating shifts; Dept 2: 5 day
operation, 8-hour fixed shifts, etc.)
12. In what
improvement activities (total quality management, continuous
improvement, etc.) is your organization currently involved?
Have these been successful at meeting their intended
13. Are there other
activities in progress or anticipated that will require major
changes in staffing, organization or other
14. What major
changes, if any, has the organization faced in recent years?
Were these changes successful from both business and employee
15. Are there any
external forces impacting the business which could affect the
way plant operations are managed (e.g., needing to add or
reduce production or shifts to meet
16. Describe the
relationship between management and employees.
17. If available,
please fax us a copy or your organization chart
of Business/Products Manufactured
19. Any other
information that will be help us to better understand your
organization would be appreciated.