Assessment employee empowerment through combination of FAHP and VIKOR methods

Hossein Safari, Virgílio António Cruz-Machado, Alireza Faghih, Mohsen Heidari, Fatemeh Mirzaei Rabor

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Abstract

Nowadays challenging world of business forces managers to evaluate which factors are crucial for their organization continuousness. One of the most important competitive advantages is employee empowerment. The aim of this study is applying a model to rank bank branches by consider the main influence factors that affect employee empowerment. Proposed approach is based on Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP) and VIKOR (VlseKriterijumska Optimizacija IKompromisno Resenje) methods. FAHP method is used in determining the weights of the criteria by decision makers and then rankings of the banks were determined by VIKORmethod. The proposed method in this study is used for ranking the five branches of Agri bank in field of employee empowerment by eight indexes that have major impacts on it.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 8th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (ICMSEM 2014)
Subtitle of host publicationFocused on Intelligent System and Management Science
PublisherSpringer-Verlag
Pages105-116
Number of pages12
Volume280
ISBN (Electronic)978-364255181-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event8th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management, ICMSEM 2014 - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 25 Jul 201427 Jul 2014

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Volume280
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Conference

Conference8th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management, ICMSEM 2014
CountryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period25/07/1427/07/14

Keywords

  • Employee empowerment
  • Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP)
  • Fuzzy sets
  • VIKOR method

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    Safari, H., Cruz-Machado, V. A., Faghih, A., Heidari, M., & Rabor, F. M. (2014). Assessment employee empowerment through combination of FAHP and VIKOR methods. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management (ICMSEM 2014): Focused on Intelligent System and Management Science (Vol. 280, pp. 105-116). (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; Vol. 280). Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-55182-6_10