Heuristics in Textbook Accommodation Process

Heuristics in - Heuristics in Textbook Accommodation Process The current role of heuristics in the textbook accommodation process is that employees

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Heuristics in Textbook Accommodation Process The current role of heuristics in the textbook accommodation process is that employees use their knowledge of previous conversion methods in current accommodation process, thus helping them complete an accommodation in a timely fashion. We analyzed the system and hope to use the role of heuristics more aggressively in the future. We must use our experience to maximize outputs. The current system has 75% timely accommodations, which we really need to get that toward our optimal goal of 100%. Employees must use their experience to contact publishers in hopes of getting the book in alternative formats. The major role we hope to see heuristics help this system is timely completion. Heuristics are "rules of thumb", educated guesses, intuitive judgments or simply common sense. A Heuristic is a general way of solving a problem. We plan to set up templates on how to go about accomadations in a quick fashion. This will thus elimanate idle time that certain empolyees have because they do not know where too look
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2010 for the course IE 417 taught by Professor Pae during the Spring '10 term at American College of Gastroenterology.

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