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numerical flexibility


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Is the policy of ensuring that the appropriate amount of labour is employed for the needs of the organization. This involves putting people on a variety of contracts to ensure that fluctuations in the demand for employees across the working day, week, or year are matched with the appropriate supply of labour. The most common forms of numerical flexibility are: (a) part-time working, (b) temporary/fixed-term contracts, and (c) subcontracting.

(a) part-time working, (b) temporary/fixed-term contracts, and (c) subcontracting.

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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