Development of a FAHP Algorithm Based Performance Measurement System for Lean Manufacturing Company


For companies that implement Lean Manufacturing, it is essential to measure the extent of success in terms of the achievements of optimum performances. This paper describes the development of a Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (FAHP) algorithm based Performance Measurement System (PMS) application software for lean companies. The PMS software, which was developed using the C++ language, was designed as a decision making system to aid lean manufacturing companies. The software allows decision making analysis based FAHP facilitating data input, pairwise comparisons, weight calculation and lean company scores. A case study of a lean manufacturing is presented to illustrate the theoretical and practical aspects of the PMS software. The case study demonstrated the software tool can assent to a lean company to implement PMS in a much easier manner yielding more accurate and consistent results that include a list of recommended actions to address issues identified. Therefore, it can improve the company performance.

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