Category Archives: Scheduling


Chapter Objectives

• Provide insight into the nature of scheduling and control of intermittent production systems.  Emphasize the     prevalence of job shop environments, notably in the service sector.
• Stress the interaction and dependence of job shop planning and technology.
• Present examples showing the importance of worker scheduling inservice sector job shops.
• Identify the major elements of scheduling workers in a serviceorganization.
• Illustrate how technology can facilitate the scheduling of workers.