Aggregation in Manpower Planning
AbstractIn manpower planning, as in all other kinds of planning, an important choice is the level of aggregation. The proper level of aggregation depends on the flexibility (mobility) of the personnel. This dependency is investigated in this paper. The manpower system considered is characterized by two dimensions, level and function group. Conditions are derived for aggregate long-term planning (aggregation over function group) combined with one-period disaggregation being optimal.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.
Volume (Year): 29 (1983)
Issue (Month): 12 (December)
organizational studies/manpower planning;
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