Fuzzy adaptive resonance theory approach to supplier involvement in product development: a case study in Turkish automobile industry

Ozkan C., Akman G., Keskin G. A., Otkur F. M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, vol.5, pp.43-63, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


This study proposes a mechanism to evaluate suppliers for involvement during product development process. The proposed methodology is discussed within a multinational automobile firm and preliminary analysis indicates that the approach provides an effective mechanism for selecting suppliers involved in the product development process.