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To Select The Best Production Alternative By Using Analytical Hierarchy Process: The Case Of Textile Company


  • Zehra Baskaya
  • Cuneyt Akar

    () (Uludag University
    Balikesir University)


The purpose of this paper is to determine the best production alternative of a textile company by using Analytic Hierarchy Process. Analytic Hierarchy Process uses subjective criteria to select best alternative. More specifically, three production alternatives -raw fabric, fabric, curtain- are evaluated with four criteria, profitability, productivity, marketability, availability of raw material. These criterias are evaluated by managers and owner of the company by using pairwise comparison matrices. The results clearly show that the curtain alternative is the best choice for our textile company.

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  • Zehra Baskaya & Cuneyt Akar, 2005. "To Select The Best Production Alternative By Using Analytical Hierarchy Process: The Case Of Textile Company," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 5(1), pages 273-286, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:5:y:2005:i:1:p:273-286

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    Analytical Hierarchy Process; Decision Making; Production Alternatives.;

    JEL classification:

    • C44 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Operations Research; Statistical Decision Theory
    • L67 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Other Consumer Nondurables: Clothing, Textiles, Shoes, and Leather Goods; Household Goods; Sports Equipment


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