Practitioners in process industry have to increasingly adapt their global production networks to changes in the competitive environment. A majority of the supply network design models proposed by academia do not sufficiently capture the questions that have to be resolved. This book provides the necessary operations research decision support tools. It builds on an example of the specialty chemicals industry.4.1 Introduction to Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis 4.1.1 Classification of MCDA Methods The number and diversity of sometimes conflicting ... aims at providing tools that guide decision makers in identifying their most preferred solution to such a decision problem (cf. ... are excellent starting points for those whishing to acquaint themselves with the subject and a manual prepared by Dodgson et al. ... In the past, also the terms aquot;Decision Makingaquot; and aquot;Decision Scienceaquot; were used.
|Title||:||Strategic Supply Chain Management in Process Industries|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-06-13|