Some statistics concerning the adverse effects of understaffing.
Almost 50% of recently surveyed companies reported that they are, to some degree, understaffed. They noted the following effects on their organizations:
Source: "Staffing Strategies Survey," 1995 Olsten Forum on Human Resources, Melville, N.Y.
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