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Sequencing Rules and Due-Date Assignments in a Job Shop

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  • Kenneth R. Baker

    (Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03753)

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    Recent research studies of job shop scheduling have begun to examine the interaction between sequencing priorities and the method of assigning due-dates. This paper surveys the tactical aspects of this interaction, focusing primarily on average tardiness as a measure of scheduling effectiveness. The discussion highlights several factors that can affect the performance of dispatching rules, such as the average flow allowance, the due-date assignment method, and the use of progress milestones. A set of simulation experiments illuminates how these factors interact with the dispatching rule, and the experimental results suggest which combinations are most effective in a scheduling system.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 30 (1984)
    Issue (Month): 9 (September)
    Pages: 1093-1104

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:30:y:1984:i:9:p:1093-1104

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    Keywords: production/scheduling: job shop; stochastic; inventory/production: policies; leadtime; simulation: application;

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