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Supporting Work Force Management in Customer Contact Centers
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SUMMARY Staffing in a customer contact centers is a balancing act between keeping the service level high, while keeping costs low and employees happy. The problem originates from the fact that both arrival and service processes are random, with intensities that may

Manufacturing Management: The Work Force of the Future
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In the year 2005, manufacturing will cease to exist as a world apart from product conception, design, delivery, and disposal. Manufacturing the people, the systems, and the knowledge base will be fully integrated into a seamless process of value creation. Accordingly,

The Effect of Human Resource Management Policies on Boosting Work Force Efficiency (Case Study of Iran Zamin Bank Branches in West and East Azarbaijan)
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ABSTRACT: the study aims a investigating the effect of the strategies and policies on the work force working at Iran Zamin bank branches on which the human resource managers should possess them in order to achieve organization goals. The statistical population

WORK FORCE DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT-CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
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ABSTRACT: Diversity is a recognizable source of creativity and innovation that can provide a basis for competitive advantage. On the other hand, diversity is also a cause of misunderstanding, suspicion and conflict in the workplace that can result in absenteeism,

Franco Modigliani, John F. Muth and Herbert A. Simon. Englewood Cliffs: 1960. Pp. xii, 419. $10.60 and Decision Models for Inventory Management, Robert B. Fetter
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That inventory analysis has become an advanced yet widely accessible application of mathematics to business decision-making is reflected in both of these books. Holt-Modigliani- Muth-Simon also consider applications of decision rules for planning over time based on

Prepared for the CONCAWE Air Quality Management Group, based on work carried out by the Special Task Force on DIAL measurement of gasoline tanks (AQ/
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Prepared for the CONCAWE Air Quality Management Group, based on work carried out by the Special Task Force on DIAL measurement of gasoline tanks (AQ/STF-44): J. McKay G. Van Ophem K. Van Parijs Hydrocarbon emissions from storage tanks are normally

Prepared for the CONCAWE Automotive Emissions Management Group and based on workcarried out by the Special Task Force on Diesel Fuel Emissions,(AE
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ABSTRACT This report reviews the literature relating to particulate size measurement and the techniques suggested for different applications. Successful measurements have been

Solving a workforce management problem with constraint programming
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Abstract A workforce management problem in service industries is to determine how to allocate employees to jobs such that the service demand can be satis ed as much as possible at minimum cost. It has been studied in the Operations Research, Genetic

Workforce Analytics Approach: An Emerging Trend of Workforce Management
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Workforce management is always a challenge for organizations of all sizes. Proper workforce planning to evaluate ability and utilization of workforce provides strategic intent of organizations using workforce analytics. Workforce analytics can measure the efficiency of

D-WMS: Distributed workforce management using CLP
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Abstract W e present a distributed CLP-based approach for solving a real workforce management problem (BT's DT-250-118). The problem consists of a set of jobs that we want to assign to engineers in order to serve as many of them as possible at a minimum cost. W

The Tier I workforce management strategy: Concept and application
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The completion of this dissertation has been long awaited and marks the culmination of a journey that began many years ago. I never envisioned that I would be pursuing my doctoral degree so early in my career. I would like to thank Dr. Carl Haas for his continued

Cultural factors in workforce management: the case of multinational companies operating in Bangladesh
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For the last two decades, tremendous developments in the field of telecommunications and transportation have made the world a Global Village. Globalization has opened the door of opportunities for an increasing number of corporations to cross their national boundaries

Workforce management for skill-based routing: the need for integrated simulation
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Abstract Typical scheduling methods, such as Erlang C or multi-server queuing formulas, become less effective when applied to agents with multiple skills. Workarounds, including scheduling for only one call type at a time or scheduling on a most to least-skilled

Playing the numbers: using ACD statistics for workforce management
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To create accurate forecasts of future call volumes, call center managers must fuse together many sources of information, ranging from marketing predictions to catalog drops and the airing times of commercials. However, some of the most important information comes from

Workforce ageing: The challenges for 21st century management
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ABSTRACT Population ageing has given rise to a host of issues, including the pressures placed on workforce management. At the same time as the proportion of younger workers entering the workforce is declining in all developed societies, the largest age cohort, the

Workforce diversity management: Challenges, competencies and strategies
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The Scheduling Model and Algorithm for Workforce Management: A case study at KT
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In a telco, technicians visit a number of customer sites per appointment. Scheduling these technicians would be easy if there were a small number of assignments to do. However, in most cases, there are an excessive amount of assignments to complete and the number of technicians is

Knowledge management for a postmodern workforce: Rethinking leadership styles in the public sector
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This paper explores the nexus of knowledge management and contemporary leadership theory within the public sector. The postmodern values embraced by the replacement cohorts (Millennials and Generation X) for the retiring Baby Boomers are in direct conflict

Blended Workforce Management Model
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The impact of workforce management on the financial performance of mass customizers
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Abstract: Researchers illustrate many theoretical concepts of mass customization with case examples. Although case examples provide interesting stories, these concepts have not been thoroughly tested and have limited generalizability. A few study provide broader

Closeout Testing: A Cable Centric Workforce Management Solution
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The term workforce management in the cable industry covers a very broad array of topics and has different connotations for each cable operator For the past few years, there is a focus on implementing models from the utility and telecommunications industry with

Talent management in the NHS managerial workforce
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It is generally claimed that an explicit focus on 'talent'and 'talent management'(TM) developed in the 1990s, and is usually associated with a book by McKinsey consultants entitled 'The War for Talent'(3). According to Chartered Institute of Personnel Development

The NHS management workforce
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This report provides an analysis of the NHS management workforce and how it has changed over the past 14 years, using data from the Binley's Database of NHS Management produced by Beechwood House Publishing Ltd. The report has been produced for The

Workforce Diversity Management: Biggest Challenge for 21 st Century Managers
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ABSTRACT Work, workers and workplaces are not what they used to be or where they used to be says Peter F. Drucker in his new book,Management Challenges for 21st century which provides insightful and timely information for individual and organizations alike as

A Practical Application for Demand Driven Workforce Management in Retailing
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Abstract. The current paper gives an introduction in the problem of workforce management in retailing. An often implemented and effective practical solution for this problem is demand driven workforce management. To verify the effectiveness, some concrete examples are

Career management skills and the older workforce
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This project owes a considerable debt to the advice and colleague ship of Ruth Hawthorn, who managed the parallel project on 'ICT and the over 50s'. Fieldwork for the two projects was combined and Ruth's support extended well beyond that needed for her own project,

Frontline Workers in Cancer Data Management: Workforce Analysis Study of the Cancer Registry Field
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Summary The Workforce Study recommendations for the major findings include the implementation of a minimal degree requirement, focused effort on recognition and awareness, consideration of standards for workload, and further requirements for

The Ageing Workforce Management Programme in Vattenfall AB Nordic, Sweden
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Few studies have reported on age management actions undertaken by companies and aimed at retaining older workers in the organisation, and there is a wider lack of research into this topic including a leadership or a business management perspective (Streb,

Workforce Management Innovations in Transportation Agencies: Overcoming Obstacles to Public Sector Innovation
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ABSTRACT Adopting a case study approach, this review of the public sector innovation literature examines workforce management innovations developed and implemented by state-level, transportation agencies across the US to improve their operations. These

The effectiveness of an aged care specific leadership and management program onworkforce, work environment, and care quality outcomes: design of a
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Abstract Background: A plethora of observational evidence exists concerning the impact of management and leadership on workforce, work environment, and care quality. Yet, no randomised controlled trial has been conducted to test the effectiveness of leadership and

Workforce Management Objective C: Phased Retirement (enablers and Barriers) and Other Programs for the Retention of Older Health Care Workers
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), as part of a collaborative Nursing Stakeholders initiative through the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), received funding from Health Canada to further study information available on

Innovations in Workforce Management: the Electronic Learning Record, Prior Learning Assessment, and Human Capital Accounting
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ABSTRACT This paper reports on a research project intended to build on understanding and developments in the field of learning records as a means of managing learning and human capital. It begins with a literature review of related developments in the field of

Creating value in government through human capital management Integrating workforce-planning approaches
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An organization's people define its culture, drive its performance and embody its knowledge base. People are the ultimate drivers of success in any organization and yet, current government workforce-planning approaches are often lacking. Recruitment practices

Gender Inequality in the Workforce: A Human Resource Management Quandary
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Abstract Over the last 90 years women have battled to become equal with men in all aspects of life and work. Women have made enormous advances in education and career but equality in pay and promotions in the workplace still elude them. It is well documented,

The impact of Management Information System on the Overall Performance and Efficiency of the Workforce of the Accountant General (Peshawar): A Research
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ABSTRACT The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate the impact of MIS training on the performance of the AG office Peshawar (kpk) employees, specially this paper accentuates on the core know-how of SAP (system application product), and the

Bringing Management Education to the Workforce
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The growing awareness in Australia of the importance of continuing professional development will have an impact over the next few years in terms of its relevance also to the vocational education and training sector. Just as professional level employees are

The Next-Generation Workforce and Project Management
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The workplace is changing in ways not due entirely to the introduction of new technology or new philosophies of management. The workforce itself is changing. The rise of the millennial generation brings workers who are more introspective, more connected to the world and

Workforce diversity management and employee performance in the banking sector in Kenya
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The rapid growth in the Banking industry has posed several challenges such as workforce diversity which is a natural phenomenon that has both negative and positive impacts on employee performance depending on how well it is managed. This has affected the

Lifelong learning through labor/management cooperation: building the workforce of the future
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hroughout the I970's and 80's, rapidly advancing technologies. mergers and acquisitions, industry deregulation, emergence of new capital markets, and the shift to an increasingly colnpetitive, global marketplace sparked new training needs for workers (Rich, 2010}. In

Management Update: Managing the Mobile and Wireless Workforce
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During recent years, the volume of people working outside the settings of central offices has risen steadily. No matter where people are physically located, they are usually involved in remote work. Their outputs, collaborations, meetings and styles are characterized by the

Assessing physical strain in construction workforce: A first step for improving safety and productivity management
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Abstract Safety issues impact construction workforce and industry, for example by generating extra costs and delays. Achieving planned levels of productivity is crucial for the overall success of a construction project. Despite improvements in equipment and

10. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT TO EMPOWER THE HEALTH WORKFORCE
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Results. After parOcipaOon in the LDP, the districts of Aswan, Daraw, and Kom Ombo increased the number of new family planning visits by 36 percent, 68 percent, and 30 percent, respecOvely (ibid.). The results in Egypt indicated that atenOon to management

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in the Workforce: Optimizing Cholesterol Management to Reduce the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
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ABSTRACT Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death in the United States, is at the forefront of our healthcare crisis, accounting for roughly one-sixth of the $2.3-trillion healthcare expenditures in 2007. Available evidence suggests that diagnosis and

Towards an Integrated Workforce Management System
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Abstract We describe progress towards a workforce management system in which personnel scheduling is integrated with other important processes such as payroll processing, attendance and absence recording, staffing forecast and planning, etc. Our focus is on


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