Ranking the Factors Affecting the Green Supply Chain Economics – Based Approach Using ELECTRE (Case Study: Waste Management In Shiraz)


Volume 4, Issue 4, Number 2, Pages 44-54, Published Online July 20, 2016

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Pouria farahgol, Narges Bizhan and Mohamad Hossein Asia


This study aims at prioritizing the factors affecting the green supply chain with economics-based approach using Electre in Shiraz waste management. The goal of green supply chain is to control the destructive environmental effects on product life cycle by sharing information and coordination and cooperation of all members of the supply chain. The aim of this study was to rank the use of optimized conditions and strategies to provide requirements, equipment and machinery needed to perform analysis and making use of its results to organize the recycling and wastes in order to control the situation. This paper reports an applied research required data of which was collected through case studies. Experts, in the form of decision-making table, analyzed gathered information. Using Electre method, as one of the compensating Multi-criteria decision-making approaches, we found that the first strategy (s1) is prior to the other two strategies: outsourcing and imported purchase. So the first strategy can be considered as an economic program of an organization at both national and international levels. The best option is to use available conditions, equipment and machinery and to support domestic production and resistive economy.


green supply chain, economics-based approach, method Electre


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