The bullwhip effect, also known as the Forester effect, describes the phenomenon in which fluctuations in market demand can increase at every point in the supply chain. Even small changes in demand that a retailer will hardly notice can have a major impact on a manufacturing company at the beginning of the supply chain. The bullwhip effect is therefore important for supply chain management.
G Suite is great. That is why many companies use it. But not everyone likes to follow the crowd and some businesses prefer not to use Google’s office solution. Our article covers well-known G Suite alternatives, and some lesser-known options that might just be the perfect fit.
The option to work from home continues to gain in importance as part of a modern workforce. To ensure that you can work efficiently and securely from home, certain precautions should be considered. Generally, employees are free to design their home office spaces as they wish. However, there are times when the employer has a legal responsibility to ensure safe home working. Find out what your...
Working in from a home office with your kids around can put even nerves of steel to the test. The double burden of work and keeping your little ones entertained in a confined space can push both parents and children to their limits. Our best tips and tricks can help you manage conflict and avoid a real-home crises before they happen.
Whether you’re self-employed or employed – a growing number of professionals are working from home and many even set-up a dedicated space to perform their job duties. To reduce the tax burden, the costs for a home office can be tax deducted. However, certain conditions need to be met for you to qualify and only some expenses can be claimed.
Working from home is now possible across ever more industries. But how are you actually insured as an employee when working from your home office? Find out what you should know about liability insurance for your home office, when it pays to have insurance, and how you should behave in case of an accident in your home office.
Digitalisation, telecommuting, information society – buzzwords, that stand for a new way to work. As a result of associated developments, some traditional workplaces are losing their significance: work can be done from anywhere with an internet connection. Setting up an office at home is therefore an alternative that is becoming interesting for more and more employees and employers.
An ergonomic workspace is an important pillar of the healthy work life. But many people are missing the know-how to create a more ergonomic environment. Illness, discomfort, and a lack of motivation can be the consequence. And yet, an ergonomically-designed workstation is easy to put into practice. We’ll show you the top tips for more ergonomic working.
Starting a work from home policy can be a real challenge. Business owners and employees must take into account plenty of technical and human details, and implement them appropriately. Choosing the right software and leadership methods can be critical. Here, we will show you what to pay more attention to, and how to ensure your employees stay motivated long-term when they start working remotely.
A growing number of employees are able to work from their homes. Many employers are willing to facilitate flexible working for their employees and create the conditions for a better work-life balance. But do employees have a right to work from home, and are there any laws governing work from home?
Productivity plays a leading role in running a successful business. From relevant tools, to project management and collaboration, including self-motivation and time management, this section gives employers and employees a wide selection of tips on nurturing productivity in the workplace.