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Assignment Method – Concept, Characteristics and Steps | Operations Management

Assignment Method

Assignment Method


Organizational resources are allocated using the assignment method. This involves assigning tasks and jobs to resources. People can be assigned to projects, machines to jobs, and salespeople to territories. It is most often aimed at minimizing total costs or the time required to complete the task. Assigning jobs or workers to machines (or projects) is an important characteristic of assignment problems.

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