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JACIII Vol.16 No.3 pp. 430-435
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2012.p0430
(2012)

Paper:

Coalition Formation Based Staffing Strategy Development

Mayuko Miyata and Shao-Chin Sung

Aoyama Gakuin University, 5-10-1 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Kanagawa 252-5258, Japan

Received:
October 15, 2011
Accepted:
December 31, 2011
Published:
May 20, 2012
Keywords:
hedonic game, coalition formation, staffing strategy, staffing decisions
Abstract

In this paper, we propose game theoretical models for developing staffing strategies, i.e., strategies which support managers’ decision making on hiring, head hunting, staff reassignment, and implementation of staff development policy in enterprises. Our staffing models are hedonic coalition formation games with newly proposed stability concepts called invitation based stabilities, in which players’ activities of changing their coalitions are motivated based on invitation from other coalitions. These stabilities capture behaviors of managers, employees, and contractors depending on the balance of power in business situations. We analyze the existence of stable coalition structures under invitation based stabilities, and provide several sufficient conditions with natural interpretations as staffing strategies.

Cite this article as:
M. Miyata and S. Sung, “Coalition Formation Based Staffing Strategy Development,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.16, No.3, pp. 430-435, 2012.
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