scheduling

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1. Assigning an appropriate number of workers to the jobs during each day of work.
2. Determining when an activity should start or end, depending on its (1) duration, (2) predecessor activity (or activities), (3) predecessor relationships, (4) resource availability, and (5) target completion date of the project.

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My boss has just finished the scheduling for the next week and now we know who is working what shift each day.
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I was in charge of scheduling and that would take a lot of time to master and figure out what to do next.
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Scheduling conflicts can be halting to the work process as workers try to resolve their proper appointments, costing valuable time.
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