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A Fuzzy Mathematical Model for Multi Criteria Group Decision making-An Application in Supply Chain Management

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 54 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2012
A. Uma Maheswari
P. Kumari

Uma A Maheswari and P Kumari. Article: A Fuzzy Mathematical Model for Multi Criteria Group Decision making-An Application in Supply Chain Management. International Journal of Computer Applications 54(7):5-10, September 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {A. Uma Maheswari and P. Kumari},
	title = {Article: A Fuzzy Mathematical Model for Multi Criteria Group Decision making-An Application in Supply Chain Management},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {54},
	number = {7},
	pages = {5-10},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper presents a Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Group Decision analysis approach for selecting supplier in a supply chain management. Supplier selection has attained supreme importance for companies in the current scenario because of increasing global competition. Proper selection of suppliers plays a crucial role on the overall performance of the company. The number of available alternatives in the current market is on a rise and hence it becomes difficult to select a supplier from a large lot. An attempt has been made to develop a new composite model using the Fuzzy method based on Schwartz Sequential Dropping method. Finally, an example based on a case study is given to demonstrate the procedure of the proposed methodology.


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