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Advice Regarding Exempt Employees’ Salaries And Discipline
Periodically the US Department of Labor (DOL) issues opinion letters which can be official rulings or interpretations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act

salaries and discipline  Regarding Exempt Employees’ Salaries And Discipline Periodically the US Department of Labor (DOL) issues opinion letters which can be official rulings or interpretations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL issued two letters regarding deducting damages from exempt employees’ salaries and requiring exempt employees to work a certain schedule or make up hours. But what do they mean for you as an employer?

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Reference Guide to Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Functions and Features


This reference guide provides insight into the discrete manufacturing ERP features and functions currently available on today’s market. It will help you determine which ERP features are a high priority for your organization, and which features are a lower priority.

salaries and discipline  checks related to employee salaries, wages, and bonuses. The software should support the following functionality: employee payroll profile; earnings and deductions; eligibility controls; user balances; tax deductions and calculation; payroll calculation; payroll and payment processing; check processing and printing; labor distribution and accounting; payroll and regulatory reporting; IRS documentation; security and audit; and automated timesheets. Employee Self-service Employee self-service lets workers Read More

Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

salaries and discipline  hard look at the salaries in your warehouse in a long time? Whatever the reason, understand these are the people that will be running this more complex automated warehouse. If they do not have the skill sets that are required in the future and are not capable of learning your new system, will it be the vendor's fault or the company's fault when you experience problems? I have seen many examples where people were perfect on a manual system but as soon as an RF device was placed in their hands, it was too Read More

Back to the Future: Olde JWT Comes Back and Agency.com Feels the Pinch


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salaries and discipline  a disadvantage since low salaries and low quality may not payoff for their clients in this new environment. From a recent TEC survey of nine vendors of varying size, all vendors stated that project sizes were increasing, and have roughly doubled since January 1999. The project size increases may in part be due to vendors wanting to move into more lucrative and long-term projects in the mid- and high-end market range. However, the complexity of the web as a place to do business is increasing, and most Read More

Off-shoring: Are You Getting Your Money's Worth?


Are companies that offshore software development, call center operations, and remote implementations really saving money? Are customers and users realizing benefits? Indeed, there are areas where savings can be misstated. But companies can do something to protect themselves against disappointments.

salaries and discipline  twenty years. As the salaries of both nations get closer, the potential savings will get smaller and smaller. Similar analogies with other off-shoring geo-centers could probably be made. Sure, it's a long way off but as the off-shore salary structures continue to approach those of the US, the savings expected from off-shoring with continue to diminish, requiring companies to sharpen their pencils to ensure the move makes financial sense, and to take a closer look at the total cost of ownership. About the Read More

ERP & Co.: How Process Manufacturers Use Technology to Scale New Heights


In this blog post, I’ll examine how growth-oriented organizations will build their IT infrastructure around ERP, and then integrate systems in other related areas to optimize their ERP capabilities. In the Beginning There Was ERP The recent TurtleSpice ERP series featured on the TEC blog features a fictionalized company within the process industry going through the decision process to

salaries and discipline  & Co.: How Process Manufacturers Use Technology to Scale New Heights In this blog post, I’ll examine how growth-oriented organizations will build their IT infrastructure around ERP, and then integrate systems in other related areas to optimize their ERP capabilities. In the Beginning There Was ERP The recent TurtleSpice ERP series featured on the TEC blog features a fictionalized company within the process industry going through the decision process to determine what ERP system would best meet its Read More

Lean Manufacturing: Part Two


Part One of the "Lean Manufacturing" series looked at manufacturing wastes, lean principles, and the benefits of lean manufacturing. Here, in Part Two, you'll be taken through the action stage of lean practices: implementing lean. Understand the "5S" program toward implementing lean and begin laying the foundation of a discipline that is necessary for effective implementation of more complicated lean tools such as kanban.

salaries and discipline  Manufacturing: Part Two Part One of the Lean Manufacturing series looked at manufacturing wastes, lean principles, and the benefits of lean manufacturing. Here, in Part Two, you'll be taken through the action stage of lean practices: implementing lean. Understand the 5S program toward implementing lean and begin laying the foundation of a discipline that is necessary for effective implementation of more complicated lean tools such as kanban. Read More

Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain


Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean methodology, you can proceed through your supply chain transformation to become effectively lean.

salaries and discipline  Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Introduction As described in Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain , lean manufacturing can be extended beyond the shop floor and into other supply chain processes. To do this, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities. By keeping in mind some guidelines, a company can effectively transform the supply chain into a lean process. Integrating and Supplementing with Lean Lean functionality must be integrated Read More

Building a Bigger More Profitable Customer Base with Today's EMM Solutions


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salaries and discipline  a Bigger More Profitable Customer Base with Today's EMM Solutions Relationship marketing is about understanding customers’ needs and building a marketing strategy around them. The nurturing process helps businesses define the process of generating better leads through a clear set of principles, tactics, and related metrics for attracting new customers. Enterprise marketing management (EMM) has also emerged as part of this process, and is critical for marketing consistency and discipline. Read More

The Complex Handling of Complexity in Decision Support Systems


Warren Weaver, an American mathematician known for his work on machine translation and his support for science in the United States, defined the complexity of a system as “the degree of difficulty in predicting the properties of the system if the properties of the system’s parts are given.” Weaver addressed and handled complexity by dividing it in two general types: disorganized and

salaries and discipline  Complex Handling of Complexity in Decision Support Systems Warren Weaver , an American mathematician known for his work on machine translation and his support for science in the United States, defined the complexity of a system as “the degree of difficulty in predicting the properties of the system if the properties of the system’s parts are given.” Weaver addressed and handled complexity by dividing it in two general types: disorganized and organized. In disorganized complexity, a system has a Read More

Should E-Business Be Inside or Outside of IT?


All the recent management trends from Continuous Improvement to Business Process Re-engineering have had the same issue we see with E-Business. They have enterprise-wide implications and tend to become part of the corporate department that started the initiative. This article recommends a more strategic business approach.

salaries and discipline  E-Business Be Inside or Outside of IT? Editor's note : I have tried to distinguish e-business from E-Business. When it is to be a separate department, it is capitalized, when it is a responsibility of IT it is lower case. Except for IT, we do not usually capitalize departments in the context of an article, for example, marketing, sales, operations, etc. Background Many companies separated their early organizational effort in e-business from the traditional IT function.Often, a company's Web presence Read More

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salaries and discipline  on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer CPR on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer R. Garland - August 21, 2001 Introduction  All management and technology paradigms seem to come and go. Some make hay in the sun and retire in the shade, and some live on in other forms. On the technology side, we've had mainframe/dumb terminal computing give way to client/server computing, and now, in a back to the future way but with more color, to web-browser-based Read More

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salaries and discipline  costs; more effectively administer salaries, layoffs, and overtime freezes; improve company recruitment and key employee retention programs; streamline HR tasks and significantly reduce manual processes; reduce managers' administrative workload; provide workforce trends and cost metrics; and improve sales and customer service. It's an impressive list, and each benefit can make your organization more efficient and your workforce more productive. If you're an HR manager who has to make a business case to Read More

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salaries and discipline  Windows. These include administrator salaries and consulting, technical support, and employee training costs. However, recent studies show that these variables are only marginally higher (see Enterprise Management Associates Inc.'s 2006 article Get the Truth on Linux Management at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com and Robert Frances Group's 2002 article Total Cost of Ownership for Linux in the Enterprise at http://www.rfgonline.com ). According to the EMA, the salaries of Linux administrators are Read More