If you are facing diffculties in getting productive workers, the Pareto Principle can improve the efficiency for recruitment and the productivity. How does Pareto Principle work in real life? The Pareto Principle states that for many results, 80% of consequences come from 20% of causes.
What kind of practice can help the productivity?
- Never stop new recruitment. Don’t expect the senior workers will stay with you till the contract end. Although the foreign workers Temporary Working Visa (PLKS) can extend for 10 years (maximum), but 80% of them will return to home country before or when the contract mature. You must plan the new reruitment in advance time.
- Terminate the non-disciplined workers. Generally, employers who always shortage of workers are more likely will tolerate with the minor group of bad behaved workers. By right, you should terminate the bad role model in right way before they influence the others. Always remember the Poison in the Wine Principle.
- Train the workers with a SOP. Make a clear & unambigous instruction that the workers can understand and work accordingly. So, they will master the job in no time. Besides that, you will find a minor group of workers who manage to handle the complicated job, liked production line leader.
- Award the workers who outperform the workforce. Make a reward system to promote the workers by recognize them with titles or giving incentive. Based on the Butterfly Effect, a good or bad behavior workers can have a big impact on the working environment. That’s why designing a reward system is important.
Lastly, make your business more productive is always a challenge to all industries. Even though the techonolgies make our job easier, but still many jobs cannot be done without the workers. Therefore, appreciate and respect them.