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Roster Management

What is Roster Management?

Roster management refers to the practice of listing out the information related to the employees’ names, work timings, location, and responsibilities for a period of time, also known as rota. It is generally maintained in the organizations that function based on different shifts to ensure adequate employees for each shift and that productivity isn’t hindered. An ideally designed roster aids in employee shift scheduling and spotting the weak points which cause problems in shift management.

For example,

  • A multinational company has 2 shifts, one in the morning and one night
  • The total number of employees in each department is divided, so all the tasks and work can be carried on without any interruption


Frequently Asked Questions

Why do organizations need a roster management system?

Roster management is essential for any organization that relies on various teams of employees to complete a specific task. This allows employers to manage an employee's tasks, projects, and schedules. By tracking the employees and keeping a record of them, the organization can ensure employee attendance and the adequate use of resources.

What are the benefits of roster management?

The following mentioned are the benefits of roster management:

  • Improves the efficiency
  • Enhances internal communication among the employees
  • Flexibility increases
  • Reduces the cost
  • Planning becomes better
  • Staff satisfaction increases

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