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A Decision Support System for Performance Evaluation

Published on November 2012 by Ramadan Abdelhamid Zeineldin
Computational Intelligence & Information Security
Foundation of Computer Science USA
CIIS - Number 1
November 2012
Authors: Ramadan Abdelhamid Zeineldin

Ramadan Abdelhamid Zeineldin . A Decision Support System for Performance Evaluation. Computational Intelligence & Information Security. CIIS, 1 (November 2012), 1-8.

author = { Ramadan Abdelhamid Zeineldin },
title = { A Decision Support System for Performance Evaluation },
journal = { Computational Intelligence & Information Security },
issue_date = { November 2012 },
volume = { CIIS },
number = { 1 },
month = { November },
year = { 2012 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 1-8 },
numpages = 8,
url = { /specialissues/ciis/number1/9411-1001/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
%0 Special Issue Article
%1 Computational Intelligence & Information Security
%A Ramadan Abdelhamid Zeineldin
%T A Decision Support System for Performance Evaluation
%J Computational Intelligence & Information Security
%@ 0975-8887
%N 1
%P 1-8
%D 2012
%I International Journal of Computer Applications

This paper presents a model based decision support system (DSS) for evaluating performance. Performance evaluation in business is difficult. Multicriteria methods are used for evaluation of performance of public and private organizations. The proposed system is based on financial ratios and some methods such as Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) and Simple additive weighting (SAW). AHP is a theory of measurement through pairwise comparisons and relies on the judgements of experts to derive priority scales and it is used to determine the criteria weights. TOPSIS is used to help select the best alternative with a finite number of criteria. SAW is the most widely used method because it is simple and easy to use and understand. The developed decision support system is implemented with a real application.

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