noun. a scenario wherein management believes that more individuals than required are being hired by an establishment or one of its subsets.

OVERSTAFFING: "Many companies are claiming they have problems with over-staffing since the medical insurance premiums went up, causing them to limit the hours most employees can work, thereby enabling them to disregard benefits for many."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERSTAFFING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overstaffing/ (accessed April 17, 2021).