Case studies in industry and services
An integrated QFD-TOPSIS method for prioritization of major lean tools: a case study

A. Devnath; Md. S. Islam; S. Rashid; E. Islam

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 65-76

  Selecting the right lean tool is one of the most challenging tasks for decision-makers. This research represents an integration of two methods, Quality Function Deployment (QFD) and TOPSIS, to evaluate and prioritize the lean tools. The aim of this research is to propose an integrated QFD-TOPSIS method ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
Selecting the optimal industrial investment by multi-criteria decision-making methods with emphasis on, TOPSIS, VIKOR, and COPRAS (case study of Guilan province)

S. F. Fakhrehosseini

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 312-324

  The expansion of production and development in the industrial sector, it is necessary to increase the investment in that. But limits of the financial resources to the investment and high risk for investments in industrial and production activities on the one hand, and the frequency of necessities and ...  Read More

Solving a Facility Location Problem by Three Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods

M. Niyazi; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2014, , Pages 41-56

  Selecting the most appropriate and optimal facility location for a new organization or expansion of an existing location is an important strategic issue. The location, which results in higher economic benefits through increased productivity and good distribution network, is the best location. It is necessary ...  Read More

Application of Fuzzy Hybrid Analytic Network Process in Equipment Selection of Open-Pit Metal Mines

A. Rahimi Ghazikalayeh; M. Amirafshari; H.M. Mkrchyan; M. Taji

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 35-46

  Equipment selection is one of the most important aspects of open pit design. The selection of equipment for mining applications is not a well-defined process and because it involves the interaction of several subjective factors or criteria, decisions are often complicated and may even embody contradictions. ...  Read More

A New Method for Ranking Efficient DMUs Based on TOPSIS and Virtual DMUs

F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi; M. Rostamy mal khalifeh; M. Heydari Alvar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2012, , Pages 1-9

  In this paper, a method for ranking efficient DMUs based on TOPSIS has been proposed. The difference between the distance of the center of gravity of all efficient DMUs to the ideal point and the anti-ideal point after and before deleting efficient DMUs one by one is the criteria of ranking efficient ...  Read More