Assignment and Allocation Optimization of Partially Multiskilled Workforce

@inproceedings{Gomar2002AssignmentAA,
  title={Assignment and Allocation Optimization of Partially Multiskilled Workforce},
  author={Jorge E. Gomar and Carl T. Haas and David P. Morton},
  year={2002}
}
Multiskilling is a workforce strategy that has been shown to reduce indirect labor costs, improve productivity, and turnover. A multiskilled workforce is one in which the workers possess a range of skills that allow them to participate in more th work process. In practice, they may work across craft boundaries. The success of multiskilling greatly relies on the foreman’s assign workers to appropriate tasks and to compose crews effectively. The foreman assigns tasks to workers according to their… CONTINUE READING
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