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A Case Study of Human Resource Allocation for Effective Hotel Management
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 Title & Authors
A Case Study of Human Resource Allocation for Effective Hotel Management
Murakami, Kayoko; Tasan, Seren Ozmehmet; Gen, Mitsuo; Oyabu, Takashi;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to optimally allocate the human resources to tasks while minimizing the total daily human resource costs and smoothing the human resource usage. The human resource allocation problem (hRAP) under consideration contains two kinds of special constraints, i.e. operational precedence and skill constraints in addition to the ordinary constraints. To deal with the multiple objectives and the special constraints, first we designed this hRAP as a network problem and then proposed a Pareto multistage decisionbased genetic algorithm (P-mdGA). During the evolutionary process of P-mdGA, a Pareto evaluation procedure called generalized Pareto-based scale-independent fitness function approach is used to evaluate the solutions. Additionally, in order to improve the performance of P-mdGA, we use fuzzy logic controller for fine-tuning of genetic parameters. Finally, in order to demonstrate the applicability and to evaluate the performance of the proposed approach, P-mdGA is applied to solve a case study in a hotel, where the managers usually need helpful automatic support for effectively allocating hotel staff to hotel tasks.
 Keywords
Human Resource Allocation;Operational Precedence Constraint;Skill;Genetic Algorithm;Pareto Evaluation;Smoothing Resource Usage;
 Language
English
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