publication . Article . 2012

Dynamic simulation for effective workforce management in new product development

M. Mutingi;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2012 Journal: Management Science Letters, volume 2, pages 2,571-2,580 (issn: 1923-9335, eissn: 1923-9343, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Growing Science
Abstract
Article history: Received April 25, 2012 Accepted 6 July 2012 Available online July 9 2012 Effective planning and management of workforce for new product development (NPD) projects is a great challenge to many organisations, especially in the presence of engineering changes during the product development process. The management objective in effective workforce management is to recruit, develop and deploy the right people at the right place at the right time so as to fulfill organizational objectives. In this paper, we propose a dynamic simulation model to address the workforce management problem in a typical NPD project consisting of design, prototyping, and pro...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Knowledge management, business.industry, business, New product development, Dynamic simulation model, Process management, Psychology, System dynamics, Workforce planning, Dynamic simulation, Marketing, Workforce, Systems thinking, Workforce management, Business records management, HF5735-5746
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publication . Article . 2012

Dynamic simulation for effective workforce management in new product development

M. Mutingi;