What is Shift Inflex

Calculating Shift Inflex
3,625
Filed under - Forum

What is Shift Inflex

Hi Team,

Can someone explain what is shift inflex ?

Regards

Vinod

Question asked by Vinod

Inflex Means Inflexibility

Shift inflex (or schedule inflex) is a fudge factor to cover for things like adherence and shrinkage. It is a factor (typically 5% – 10%) that is added to the FTE number to allow staffing to meet service levels.

Most often you find this in a shrinkage number. Sometimes it is used to limit maximum occupancy.

With thanks to Jonty

Shift Inflex

What is formula of Shift Inflex ?

With thanks to Ramesh Chandra

Shift Inflex Formula

There is no specific formula as it is a value to give better accuracy to your calculations.  I would start with 10% and see how well this works.

There is a link here to an article on how to calculate shrinkage

With thanks to Jonty

 

Author: Jonty Pearce
Reviewed by: Robyn Coppell

Published On: 12th Apr 2022 - Last modified: 31st May 2024
Read more about - Forum

Follow Us on LinkedIn

Recommended Articles

Shift Planning Calendar
12 Shift-Planning Techniques
A photo of shift plans
Shift Planning FAQs Answered by an Expert
A picture of a clock, a pencil and calendar
Shift Planning – What You Need to Know to Best Engage Your Team
A photo of a fish jumping from a bowl
The Best Ways to Organize Shift-Swaps