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Consensus of Criteria Ranking in Women's Decision-making

Ab. Ghani, Puzziawati and Jemain, Abdul Aziz (2005) Consensus of Criteria Ranking in Women's Decision-making. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 13 (2). pp. 257-269. ISSN 0128-7680

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This paper investigates the nine criteria often weighed by working women in their decision-making. Four methods of deriving weight for each criterion are applied. Each method used will produce different weight values. In this paper we are going to suggest a way to reconcile the differences in order to get a consensus. For that purpose, ordered weighted average with fuzzy quantifier will be employed. As an illustration, a set of data collected from 340 women, academic and support staff of Universiti Teknologi MARA in Shah Alam, will be utilised. Ratings of importance of each criterion by these women were obtained through a set of questionnaires. The nine criteria used are also presented in this paper.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Decision making, criteria, weight, fuzzy majority, ordered weighted average
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
ID Code:3873
Deposited By: Nur Izyan Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:02 Dec 2009 11:07
Last Modified:27 May 2013 15:11

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