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  • 6a Jornada d'Igualtat de la UPC. III Pla. On som i On anem. 

    Casanellas Rius, Marta; Castell Ariño, Núria; Lusa García, Amaia; López Beltrán, Mireia; Ferrer Balas, Dídac (2019-02-06)
    Audiovisual
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  • A decision support system and a mathematical model for strategic workforce planning in consultancies 

    Llort Gual, Núria; Lusa García, Amaia; Martínez Costa, Carme; Mateo Doll, Manuel (2018-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Strategic staff planning in consultancies is a major problem that directly affects the firm’s performance and capacity for dealing with projects appropriately. Furthermore, the decisions taken now will have long term ...
  • A detailed workforce planning model including non-linear dependence of the capacity on the size of the staff and cash management 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia; Olivella Nadal, Jordi (2010-01)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This paper introduces an original planning model which integrates production, human resources and cash management decisions, taking into account the consequences that decisions in one area may have on other areas and ...
  • A framework for designing a supply chain distribution network 

    Ribas Vila, Immaculada; Lusa García, Amaia; Corominas Subias, Albert (Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-08)
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    Based on the analysis of the pertinent literature, we propose a framework to serve as a guide in designing a distribution network as a component of a supply chain (SC). It consists of three steps that are common to goods ...
  • A MILP Model for the Long Term Academic Staff Size and Composition Planning in Public Universities 

    Torre Martínez, María del Rocío de la; Lusa García, Amaia; Mateo Doll, Manuel (2015-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a model for dealing with the long term staff composition planning in public universities. University academic staff is organized in units (or departments) according to their field of expertise. The staff ...
  • A MILP model for the teacher assignment problem considering teachers’ preferences 

    Domenech Léga, Bruno; Lusa García, Amaia (Elsevier, 2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    The Teacher Assignment Problem is part of the University Timetabling Problem and involves assigning teachers to courses, taking their preferences into consideration. This is a complex problem, usually solved by means of ...
  • A multistage scenario optimisation procedure to plan annualised working hours under demand uncertainty. 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Corominas Subias, Albert; Muñoz, Norberto (Elsevier, 2008-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    The annualisation of working hours (i.e., the irregular distribution of the total number of working hours over the course of a year) makes it possible to adapt production capacity to fluctuations in demand. The required ...
  • An exact procedure to plan holidays and working time under annualised hours considering cross-trained workers with different efficiencies 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Corominas Subias, Albert; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (Taylor & Francis, 2008-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Annualising working hours (AH) is a means of achieving flexibility in the use of human resources to face the seasonal nature of demand. Some existing planning procedures are able to minimise costs due to overtime and ...
  • Annualised Hours: A Real Flexibility Tool 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (Operational Research Society, 2005-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Annualising working hours (AH) is a mean to face the seasonal nature of the demand. AH provides much flexibility to the production system, so the company is allowed to plan the staff working time more efficiently. However, ...
  • Application of genetic algorithms to assembly sequence planning with limited resources 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Lusa García, Amaia; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; Mateo Doll, Manuel; Pastor Moreno, Rafael; Corominas Subias, Albert (IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services (CPS), 1999-07-24)
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    Heuristic procedures based on priority rules are quite frequently used to solve the multiple resource-constrained project-scheduling problem (RCPSP), i.e. task programming with limited resources. The rules are based on the ...
  • A proposal for a green supply chain strategy 

    Pinto Taborga, Carola; Lusa García, Amaia; Coves, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Organització d'Empreses (OE), 2018)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to establish a set of steps for helping companies to create a Green Supply Chain Strategy based on the reduction of their carbon footprint. The aim is to put forward a simple guideline ...
  • A Proposal for a Green Supply Chain Strategy 

    Pinto Taborga, Carola; Lusa García, Amaia; Coves Moreno, Anna Maria (OmniaScience, 2018-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to establish a set of steps for helping companies to create a Green Supply Chain Strategy based on the reduction of their carbon footprint. The aim is to put forward a simple guideline ...
  • A scenario optimisation procedure to plan annualised working hours under demand uncertainty 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia; Muñoz, Norberto (2006-03)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Annualising working hours (i.e., the possibility of irregularly distributing the total number of working hours over the course of a year) enables to adapt production capacity to fluctuations in demand. The demand, which ...
  • A survey of the literature on the multiple or parallel assembly Line balancing problem 

    Lusa García, Amaia (Inderscience, 2008-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper focuses on production systems that consist of multiple parallel assembly lines. The main literature contributions are briefly described and used to present a summary of the state of the art. The advantages and ...
  • A variable neighbourhood search algorithm for the constrained task allocation problem 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Potts, Chris N. (Nature Publishing Group, 2008-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    A Variable Neighbourhood Search algorithm that employs new neighbourhoods is proposed for solving a task allocation problem whose main characteristics are: (i) each task requires a certain amount of resources and each ...
  • A variable neighbourhood search algorithm for the constrained task allocation problem 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Potts, Chris N. (2006-01)
    External research report
    Open Access
    A Variable Neighbourhood Search algorithm is proposed for solving a task allocation problem whose main characteristics are: (i) each task requires a certain amount of resources and each processor has a finite capacity to ...
  • Characteristics and classification of the annualised workings hours planning problems 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (Inderscience, 2004-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Annualising working hours (i.e., the possibility of irregularly distributing throughout the year the total amount of the employees working hours) is one of the means to face the seasonal nature of the demand. Annualising ...
  • Computing voter transitions: The elections for the Catalan Parliament, from 2010 to 2012 

    Corominas Subias, Albert; Lusa García, Amaia; Calvet Puig, Maria Dolors (OmniaScience, 2015-04)
    Article
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    Purpose: To estimate the transition rates corresponding to the 2010 and 2012 elections to the Catalan Parliament for the four constituencies in which Catalonia is divided for this purpose. The main features of the results, ...
  • Determining the most approppriate set of weekly working hours for planning annualised working time 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Pastor Moreno, Rafael; Corominas Subias, Albert (2006-01)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Annualised hours (possibility of irregularly distributing working hours over a year) permit companies to adapt capacity to demand, thus reducing overtime, temporary workers and inventory costs. To avoid a significant ...
  • Determining the most appropriate set of weekly working hours for planning annualised working time 

    Lusa García, Amaia; Pastor Moreno, Rafael; Corominas Subias, Albert (Elsevier, 2008-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Annualised hours—the irregular distribution of working hours over a year—allow companies to adapt capacity to demand, thus reducing overtime, the number of temporary workers and inventory costs. To avoid a significant ...