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Title: Integrated AHP-QFD approach for evaluating competing technological processes
Authors: Ganguly, Anirban
Marino, Donald
JGBS
Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
Keywords: Analytical Hierarchy Process
Quality Function Deployment
Multi-Criteria Decision Making
Technology Evaluation
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2015
Citation: Ganguly, Anirban and Marino, Donald. (2015). Integrated AHP-QFD approach for evaluating competing technological processes. International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Vol.7 No.3: 539-559.
Abstract: A major challenge for decision makers in business organization is making appropriate choices among competing high-tech projects. The objective of this paper is to explore a multi-criteria analytical model that can be used for the selection and management of competing manufacturing technologies. The model uses an integrated approach combining Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Quality Function Deployment (QFD) as the basis for selecting a preferred alternative from a set of competing projects. Integration of the two techniques helps to provide a more effective selection process. Two competing chemical processes to produce drugs are used as a case study to demonstrate and validate the AHP – QFD model. The policy makers of pharmaceutical and chemical organizations can use this model as a part of their strategic planning and decision-making process.
URI: https://ijahp.org/index.php/IJAHP/article/view/315
http://hdl.handle.net/10739/835
ISSN: 1936-6744
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