africaOn the Personnel Utilization Model for Organizational Design

Charles Ofiabulu
2013 IOSR Journal of Engineering  
One condition for high workers productivity is the availability of the right amount of work at the position and better utilization of the organization's human resources. Optimal organizational structure contains optimal number of positions hence the optimal number of organization's personnel. Organisational structure design problems have been formulated as that of maximizing personnel utilization subject to some constraints with a heuristics as solution procedures. The difficulty of verifying
more » ... ulty of verifying the effectiveness of such heuristics in producing optimal organization has created model acceptability problems. The objective of this study is to reformulate the personnel utilisation model for organization design as a dynamic programming model that guarantee optimal organizational structure with maximal personnel utilization. The model was applied to an existing organization. A methodology was also to be developed for assessing the effectiveness of existing heuristics
doi:10.9790/3021-03762636 fatcat:6f7equ7gmfdc7orjohvsdbedfy