Analyzing business competition by using fuzzy TOPSIS method: An example of Turkish domestic airline industry


Torlak G., Sevkli M., Sanal M., Zaim S.

EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS, vol.38, no.4, pp.3396-3406, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eswa.2010.08.125
  • Title of Journal : EXPERT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.3396-3406

Abstract

The article uses fuzzy TOPSIS multi-methodological approach in the Turkish domestic airline industry. It starts by describing exceedingly complex nature of competition in the sector. Then, it deals with the constituent parts of the research methodology and the eclectic approach itself. The implementation of fuzzy TOPSIS method in the Turkish domestic airline industry reveals the ranking of major air carriers in light of key success variables in the sector. The article also provides an evaluation of empirical findings of fuzzy TOPSIS method from a managerial perspective. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.