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2007

Multiple Shift Scheduling of Hierarchical Workforce with Multiple Work Centers

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Multiple Shift Scheduling of Hierarchical Workforce with Multiple Work Centers
This paper is concerned with an employee scheduling problem involving multiple shifts and work centers, where employees belong to a hierarchy of categories having downward substitutability. An employee at a higher category may perform the duties of an employee at a lower category, but not vice versa. However, a higher category employee receives a higher compensation than a lower category employee. For a given work center, the demand for each category during a given shift is fixed for the weekdays, and may differ from that on weekends. Two objectives need to be achieved: The first is to find a minimum-cost workforce mix of categories of employees that is needed to satisfy specified demand requirements, and the second is to assign the selected employees to shifts and work centers taking into consideration their preferences for shifts, work centers, and off-days. A mixed-integer programming model is initially developed for the problem, based on which a specialized scheduling heuristic...
Salem M. Al-Yakoob, Hanif D. Sherali
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where INFORMATICALT
Authors Salem M. Al-Yakoob, Hanif D. Sherali
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