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Multiple Attribute Decision Making (MADM) for Project Management: Comparing the vendor selection process in Swedish and Iranian companies
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Applied Mechanical Engineering (KTH Södertälje).
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Applied Mechanical Engineering (KTH Södertälje).
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Decision making is a fundamental tool for managers and enable them to make logical decisions in critical situation between different options. This thesis concentrates mainly on seller selection problem or in some cases it also refers to vendor or supplier selection problem (SSP) and demonstrates how the multiple attribute decision making (MADM) methods can be effectively used for vendor selection decision in various situations of project management and supply chain environment. A case study has been carried out within two different countries (Sweden and Iran) in order to help practically managers to choose the best alternatives among their preferences. In this regard, AHP as one of major tools of MADM is also deployed.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 79 p.
Keyword [en]
MADM, Supplier Selection, AHP
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-53248OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-53248DiVA: diva2:469637
Subject / course
Project Management and Operational Development
Educational program
Master of Science - Industrial Engineering and Management
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(English)
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Technology
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Available from: 2012-04-10 Created: 2011-12-26 Last updated: 2012-11-20Bibliographically approved

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