Developing an Imprecise Slack-Based Measure for Supplier Selection

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Title Developing an Imprecise Slack-Based Measure for Supplier Selection
Author Sadeghi, Seyed Amir Hossein; Farzipoor Saen, Reza
Journal Name International Journal of Decision Science
Year Published 2010
Place of publication India
Publisher International Science Press
Abstract Purchasing is one of the most important strategic activities in supply chain. One of the most critical functions in purchasing is to select supplier. Suppliers have a large effect on cost of products and services in organizations and corporations. One of the models used in selecting suppliers is data envelopment analysis (DEA). Traditional DEA models such as CCR and BCC can only measure radial efficiency (weak efficiency). To measure strong efficiency in DEA, Tone (2001) proposed slacks-based measure (SBM). This model deals directly with the input excesses and output shortfalls. The objective of this paper is to propose an imprecise SBM for selecting the best suppliers. This model can consider simultaneously imprecise data and strong efficiency for supplier selection problems.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI
Volume 1
Issue Number 2
Page from 145
Page to 162
ISSN 2229-5879
Date Accessioned 2011-05-14
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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