Claire Consultants has been entrusted with the task of evaluatin
Claire Consultants has been entrusted with the task of evaluating business plan that has been divided into four sections––marketing, finance, operations and human resources. Chris, Steve, Juana, and Rebecca form the evaluation team. Each of them has expertise in a certain field and tends to finish that section faster. The estimated times taken by each team member for each section have been outlined in the table below. Further information states that each of these individuals in paid $60/hour.


(a) Assign each member to a different section such that Claire Consultants’ overall cost is minimized.
(b) What is the total cost of these assignments?
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