Developing an imprecise-WPF-SBM-undesirable model for supplier selection
by Majid Azadi; Reza Farzipoor Saen
International Journal of Business Innovation and Research (IJBIR), Vol. 6, No. 6, 2012

Abstract: Selection of appropriate suppliers is one of the important strategies for enhancing the quality of output of any company, which has a direct effect on the company's reputation. Worst practice frontier-slack-based measure (WPF-SBM) model is one of the new model in data envelopment analysis. In this paper, imprecise data envelopment analysis approach and undesirable outputs are used to develop WPF-SBM model. Then, the proposed model is applied for a supplier selection problem. A numerical example demonstrates the application of the proposed model.

Online publication date: Fri, 12-Dec-2014

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