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Author Lam, S. F.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Capacity planners in Japan rely heavily on intuitive and judgmental approaches in their computer capacity planning functions, even more so than their U.S. counterparts, according to the following survey. The emphasis in large Japanese firms on job rotations, lifetime employment, and extensive social and informal interaction among employees helps contribute to the effectiveness of these judgmental methods.
Description Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA (Lam, S. F.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 31
Issue Number 8
Page Count 12
Starting Page 965
Ending Page 976


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