A hierarchical decision support system for workforce planning in medical equipment maintenance services

Cihangir, Çiğdem
In this thesis, we propose a hierarchical level decision support system for workforce planning in medical equipment maintenance services. In strategic level, customer clusters and the total number of field engineers is determined via a mixed integer programming and simulation. In MIP, we aim to find the minimum number of field engineers. Afterwards, we analyze service measures such as response time via simulation. In tactical level, quarterly training program for the field engineers is determined via mixed integer programming and the results are interpreted in terms of service level via simulation.


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Citation Formats
Ç. Cihangir, “A hierarchical decision support system for workforce planning in medical equipment maintenance services,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2010.