Formulating partner selection criteria for agile supply chains: a Dempster–Shafer belief acceptability optimisation approach

Wu, C. and Barnes, D. 2010. Formulating partner selection criteria for agile supply chains: a Dempster–Shafer belief acceptability optimisation approach. International Journal of Production Economics. 125 (2), pp. 284-293.

TitleFormulating partner selection criteria for agile supply chains: a Dempster–Shafer belief acceptability optimisation approach
AuthorsWu, C. and Barnes, D.
Abstract

Today's more dynamic business environment increases the need for greater agility in supply chains, which increases both the importance and frequency of partner selection decision-making. Previous research has suggested that the application of the Dempster–Shafer and optimisation theories offers a way of solving this problem under conditions of resource constraints. This paper advances this approach by offering a simplified yet thorough, rigorous yet still practical method for formulating criteria to use in partner selection decision-making in agile supply chains. An empirical illustrative example is used to demonstrate the approach, obtain insights into its application and identify issues for future research.

JournalInternational Journal of Production Economics
Journal citation125 (2), pp. 284-293
ISSN0925-5273
YearJun 2010
PublisherElsevier
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.02.010
Publication dates
PublishedJun 2010

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