Performance evaluation in aggregate production planning using integrated RED-SWARA method under uncertain condition

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Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran


It is widely felt that the performance evaluation in aggregate production planning provides a theoretical and practical overview. The present study aimed to evaluate the performance in the aggregate production planning. In this regard, the optimal values were determined by the multi-objective grey aggregate production planning model and the weights of the input and output indicators of the performance evaluation were characterized by the step-wise weight assessment ratio analysis (SWARA) technique. Further, the efficiency of the decision-making units was determined by the ratio efficiency dominance (RED) model. Then, the ranking of decision-making units was conducted. In the case study of automobile parts manufacturing industry in Iran, the sensitivity analysis was performed on the model and its effects were evaluated, in addition to evaluating the proposed model. The results indicated that the proposed model had a high degree of accuracy in evaluating performance compared to previous models and helps managers to make better decisions to increase the efficiency and reduce the waste of resources.


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