What you should know about queueing models to set staffing requirements in service systems

Whitt, Ward

One traditional application of queueing models is to help set staffing requirements in service systems, but the way to do so is not entirely straightforward, largely because demand in service systems typically varies greatly by the time of day. This article discusses ways - old and new - to cope with that time-varying demand.


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Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
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September 19, 2017