Calculating man hours involves determining how much time a project requires and how many employees are needed. The process can be completed before or after a project, and this example determines man hours after a project's completion. The calculations take a few minutes and require a calendar and a calculator.Continue Reading
Use a calendar to determine when the project began and ended. Count how many work days the project ran, being careful to subtract holidays when employees were not working. For this example, assume the project ran for eight five-day weeks, for a total of 40 work days.
Determine how many hours your employees work each day, and do not count any unpaid time, such as lunch breaks. Assume that each employee works eight hours a day. Multiply the project's work days by a single employee's daily number of hours. In this example, 40 x 8 = 320. This is the number of hours a single employee spends on the project over the eight-week period.
If more than one employee is assigned to the project, multiply the number of employees by the answer listed in the previous step. If one employee spends 320 hours on the project, and five employees are assigned to the task, 320 x 5 = 1,600. This is the total number of man hours performed on this project.
A case-mix index is calculated by first choosing a period of time, such as a year. The hospital procedures should then be placed in diagnosis-related groups that the hospital billed, and the relative numeric weights should be gathered. Divide the sum of relative weights with the total diagnostic-related groups.Full Answer >
According to LegalMatch, under federal law, mandatory overtime is generally legal, with certain jobs requiring that employees be paid for time and a half over 40 hours. However, in California, there is a provision that allows for any employee to refuse to work beyond 72 hours per week without repercussions.Full Answer >
If employers offer long-term disability, employees generally have to have worked for the employer for a minimum amount of time and must work full-time, generally at least 30 hours per week, according to About.com. Employers are not required to offer long-term disability insurance as a benefit, but many do.Full Answer >
Some good quotes for thank you messages to employees include, "Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues," by actor Cary Grant and, "We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude," by American writer Cynthia Ozick.Full Answer >