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Have you ever noticed how some crews are consistently and effortlessly able to produce quality work, while others just can't seem to get the job done? I'm a job foreman for a residential contractor, and in my experience, the difference between good and poor productivity lies in how the work and the people on the crew are organized. So I've developed a set of guidelines that help my crews get the work done smoothly and efficiently, even on complex jobs. Matching Tasks and Teams The first step in organizing a job is to break the work down into manageable "bites" and assign a group, or team, to each task. I then