The Fix-It Shop
The Fix-It Shop has added a fourth repairman, Davis. Solve the accompanying cost table for the new optimal assignment of workers to projects.
Worker 1 2 3
Adams $11 $14 $6
Brown 8 10 11
Cooper 9 12 7
Davis 10 13 8
A. Is this a balanced or unbalanced problem?
B. What special circumstance step will have to be added to solve this problem?
C. To what project will the new employee, Davis, be assigned?
D. In this problem, you have 3 projects and 4 repairmen. If you were going to fire a repairman based solely on his/her cost to the company and this project, which repairman would you fire? Explain