Combination of decision making trial and evaluation method with graph theory and matrix approach for plant location selection

Hossein Safari, Ehsan Khanmohammadi, Mojtaba Kashef, Meysam Maleki, Virgilio Cruz-Machado

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Abstract

Plant location has strong long term and short term influence of the business of each company. Different criteria must be taken into account in order to make this vital decision. Given the nature of the problem, it can be regarded as a multi criteria decision making problem. This study proposes a mixed approach containing the combination of techniques decision making trial and evaluation laboratory, graph theory, and matrix approach to accurately select the plant location. The proposed approach is practically tested in a case study where the outcome of the proposed approach is preferred over those of TOPSIS.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2018 - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic Development and Application of Innovation Management from Regional expansion to Global Growth
EditorsKhalid S. Soliman
PublisherInternational Business Information Management Association, IBIMA
Pages382-395
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780999855119
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
Event32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2018 - Seville, Spain
Duration: 15 Nov 201816 Nov 2018

Conference

Conference32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2018
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Period15/11/1816/11/18

Keywords

  • DEMATEL
  • GTMA
  • MCDM
  • Plant location
  • TOPSIS

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