Faculty of Management in Zaječar, Park šuma Kraljevica bb, 19000 Zaječar, Serbia
3rd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2019 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 28, 2019, SELECTED PAPERS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty – Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-19-6, ISSN 2683-4510
Increasing demand for quality products has an impact on the rising significance of the role of the quality control manager. Recruiting a new quality control manager and his/her selection amongst a greater number of the candidates who have applied is a very complex task. There are a significant number of the criteria that a candidate should meet, which on their part affect the final ranking and selection. It is a very delicate decision because there is a very thin line separating a good choice from a bad one. With the aim of facilitating the process of the selection of a quality control manager, the application of the framework based on the PIPRECIA (PIvot Pairwise RElative Criteria Importance Assessment) and WS PLP (Weighted Sum method, based on the decision-maker’s Preferred Levels of Performances) methods is proposed in this paper. The applicability of the proposed framework is presented by a numerical example, where three decision-makers evaluate six candidates against the five evaluation criteria.
WS PLP method, PIPRECIA method, quality control manager, selection.
 Zolfani, S. H., Rezaeiniya, N., Aghdaie, M. H., & Zavadskas, E. K. (2012) Quality control manager selection based on AHP-COPRAS-G methods: a case in Iran, Economic research – Ekonomska istraživanja, 25(1), pp. 72-86.
 Churchman, C. W., Ackoff, R. L. (1954) An approximate measure of value, Journal of the Operations Research Society of America, 2(2), pp. 172-187.
 Saaty, T. L. (1980) The Analytic Hierarchy Process: planning, priority setting, resource allocation, McGraw-Hill, New York.
 Hwang, C. L.; Yoon, K. (1981) Multiple Attribute Decision Making – methods and application, Springer, New York.
 Keršuliene, V., Zavadskas, E. K., Turskis, Z. (2010) Selection of rational dispute resolution method by applying new Step-wise Weight Assessment Ratio Analysis (SWARA), Journal of Business Economics and Management, 11(2), pp. 243-258.
 Zavadskas, E. K., Turskis, J., Antucheviciene, A., Zakarevicius, A. (2012) Optimization of Weighted Aggregated Sum Product Assessment, Elektronika ir elektrotechnika, 122(6), pp. 3-6.
 Keshavarz Ghorabaee, M., Zavadskas, E. K., Olfat, L., & Turskis, Z. (2015) Multi-criteria inventory classification using a new method of evaluation based on distance from average solution (EDAS), Informatica, 26(3), pp. 435-451.
 Karabašević, D., Stanujkić, D., & Urošević, S. (2015) The MCDM Model for Personnel Selection Based on SWARA and ARAS Methods, Management, 77, pp. 43-53.
 Karabašević, D., Stanujkić, D., Urošević, S., & Maksimović, M. (2016) An approach to personnel selection based on Swara and Waspas methods, Bizinfo (Blace) Journal of Economics, Management and Informatics, 7(1), pp. 1-11.
 Afshari, R. A., Nikolić, M., & Ćoćkalo, D. (2014) Applications of fuzzy decision making for personnel selection problem: A review, Journal of Engineering Management and Competitiveness (JEMC), 4(2), 68-77.
 Sadatrasool, M., Bozorgi-Amiri, A., & Yousefi-Babadi, A. (2016) Project manager selection based on project manager competency model: PCA–MCDM Approach, Journal of Project Management, 1(1), pp. 7-20.
 Dodangeh, J., Sorooshian, S., & Afshari, A. R. (2014) Linguistic extension for group multicriteria project manager selection, Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2014.
 Stanujkic, D., Zavadskas, E. K., Karabasevic, D., Smarandache, F., & Turskis, Z. (2017) The use of the PIvot Pairwise RElative Criteria Importance Assessment method for determining the weights of criteria, Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 20(4), pp. 116-133.
 Stanujkic, D., & Zavadskas, E. K. (2015) A modified weighted sum method based on the decision-maker’s preferred levels of performances, Studies in Informatics and Control, 24(4), pp. 461-470.
 Shannon C. (1948) A Mathematical Theory of Communication, Bell System Technical Journal, 27, pp. 379–423 and pp. 623–656.
 Krylovas, A., Zavadskas, E. K., Kosareva, N., & Dadelo, S. (2014) New KEMIRA method for determining criteria priority and weights in solving MCDM problem, International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 13(06), pp. 1119-1133.