International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN: 2313-626X

Volume 4, Issue 4  (April 2017), Pages:  49-52

Title: A hybrid multi criteria decision analysis for engineering project manager evaluation

Author(s):  Nguyen Le Hoang Thuy To Quyen 1, Phong Thanh Nguyen 1, 2, *, Vy Dang Bich Huynh 1


1Ho Chi Minh City Open University (HCMCOU), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2CEM Division, Chulalongkorn University (CU), Bangkok, Thailand

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Engineering project manager plays dynamic roles in managing projects. Therefore, selecting a qualified candidate to project manager position should be considered carefully. Moreover, it plays a significant role in the success of any engineering firms. Traditional project managers evaluating decision-making methods are usually based on subjective opinions of experts, resulting in irrational and inappropriate decisions. This paper introduces a multi-criteria decision analysis solution for engineering project manager assessment by integrating Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) methodology and the Technique for Order of Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) technique. This approach is found to be useful when dealing with plenty of evaluation criteria and project manager candidates. 

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Keywords: Decision analysis, Analytic hierarchy process, TOPSIS, Project manager

Article History: Received 31 December 2016, Received in revised form 6 March 2017, Accepted 7 March 2017

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Quyen NLHTTQ, Nguyen PT, and Huynh VDB (2017). A hybrid multi criteria decision analysis for engineering project manager evaluation. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(4): 49-52


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