Towards Simulation-Based Role Optimization in Organizations

  • Lukas ReuterEmail author
  • Jan Ole Berndt
  • Ingo J. Timm
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10505)


The modern workplace is driven by a high amount of available information which can be observed in various domains, e.g., in Industry 4.0. Hence, the question arises: Which competences do actors need to build and efficient work environment? This paper proposes an simulation-based optimization approach to adapt role configurations for team work scenarios. The approach was tested using a multiagent-based job-shop-scheduling model to simulate the effects of various role configurations.


Optimization Multiagent-based simulation Agent-based modeling Team cognitions 



The project AdaptPRO: Adaptive Process and Role design in Organizations (TI 548/-1) is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Priority Program “Intentional Forgetting in Organizations” (SPP 1921).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business Informatics ITrier UniversityTrierGermany

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