European Components, a manufacturer of seat belt components based in Northern Ireland, cut its absenteeism rate among female factory workers from 3.5% to zero by introducing a job-sharing scheme. As job sharers tended to cover for each other, their overall productivity rose.

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9.3.6 Restructure & rightsize workforce
9.6.2 Manage employee satisfaction
9.2.1 Analyse, design, or redesign work

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