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SCHEDULING Pertains to establishing the timing of the use of specific resources of an organization; equipment, facilities, and human activities. In the decision-making hierarchy, scheduling decisions are the final step in the transformation process before actual output occurs. Effective scheduling can yield cost savings and increase in productivity. example: In educational institutions, it can reduce the need for expansion of facilities. OBJECTIVES OF SCHEDULING * To achieve trade-offs among conflicting goals * Efficient utilization of staff, equipment, and facilities SCHEDULING OPERATIONS Scheduling tasks are largely a function of the volume of system output. High-volume systems require approaches different from those required by job shops and project scheduling requires still different approaches. SCHEDULING IN HIGH-VOLUME SYSTEMS (FLOW SYSTEM) Scheduling encompasses allocation workloads to specific work centers and determining the sequence in which operations are to be performed.
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2010 for the course SMIT 106 taught by Professor Acuna during the Spring '10 term at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde.

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