This article explains how to utilize Rounding Rules when creating jobs that contain Fractional Demand. Fractional Demand occurs when a job contains a labor requirement that is not a whole number.
1. Click on the Administration icon .
2. Select Labor Demand Templates from the Master Data section.
3. To create a new labor demand template, press the + New button.
4. Populate the General information:
- Name of the Labor Demand Template.
- Short Name of the Labor Demand Template.
- Demand Category that the Labor Demand Template is tied to.
- Locations on which the Labor Demand Template can be enabled.
- Organizational Unit to which the Labor Demand Template belongs.
- Note: Only ONE Organizational Unit should be configured to the Labor Demand Template.
5. In the Dimensions section, press the + New button to add a job.
Note: The Count will be set to specify the amount of demanded labor required for
a specific job. It will not always be a whole number. In order to translate the
count into actual demanded workers, a rounding rule must be set.
6. Specify the desired Rounding Rule .
7. Press the Save or Save and Exit button.
Review: If the fraction of the count is greater than the fractional rounding
rule, the amount of staff required for the job will round up to the nearest
whole number. The example below shows a count that is .5 and a rounding rule
that is .1. Since the count decimal is greater than the rounding rule, the count
will round up and 1 demanded job will be created. However, in this example if
the rounding rule was greater than .5, the count would be rounded down to zero,
and no labor would be demanded. See the table below for further reference.
|Count||Rounding Rule||Demanded Labor|