Birsen Karpak

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In this study, we have developed an analytic network process (ANP)-based framework to identify the level of impact of different factors on total quality management (TQM) implementation and to assess the readiness of the Turkish manufacturing industry to adopt TQM practices. ANP is a methodology recently introduced by Saaty for multiple criteria problems(More)
Suppliers, one of the important factors, directly affect to trade strategy of a company which frequently changed. Evaluating the supplier’s abilities is a required step to select the appropriate supplier who ensure meet the demands of the company flexibly. This paper integrates both MADM and MODM approaches considering quantitative and qualitative(More)
A key challenge for a firm is to continuously develop new capabilities in order to address changes in the external environment. Prior research on firm capabilities posits that knowledge sharing within supply chains can contribute to the firm's new capability development efforts. Although existing research on capabilities clearly links firm capabilities to(More)
Decisions related to managing IT resources which resources to keep in-house and which resources to outsource are critical to business success. The goal of this paper is to show the usefulness of the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) as a decision-making tool for IT sourcing decisions, based on an analysis of factors that recent literature found to be(More)
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