A MILP Model for the Strategic Capacity Planning in Consultancy

  • Carme Martínez Costa
  • Manuel Mateo Doll
  • Amaia Lusa GarcíaEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


This paper deals with the Strategic Capacity Planning problem in knowledge intensive organizations (KIOs), particularly in consulting firms. Considering different characteristics such as the organization structure, the workforce characteristics, the capacity requirements, the capacity decisions or the evaluation criteria in a consulting company, a model based on MILP is developed to be applied to a particular case.


Strategic capacity planning Staff planning KIO/KIF MILP Consulting firm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carme Martínez Costa
    • 1
  • Manuel Mateo Doll
    • 2
  • Amaia Lusa García
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Management Department. IOC Research Institute. ETSEIB Engineering SchoolUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Management Department. ETSEIB Engineering SchoolUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Management Department. IOC Research Institute. ETSEIB Engineering SchoolUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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