Developing an Integrated Model for Evaluating the Performance of Green and Resilient Suppliers by Combining Path Analysis, Sawara and TOPSIS Decision-Making Techniques

Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D Student, Department of Management, Zanjan Branch, Isamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Zanjan Branch, Isamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran.


The main purpose of this study is to identify traditional, green and resilience evaluation criteria in the performance of green and resilient suppliers and rank them with the path analysis approach, SWARA and TOPSIS in Fanavaran Petrochemical Company. The research method is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-survey in terms of data collection. The statistical population is 55 experts that due to their limitations, the opinions of all members of the society were studied in the first stage with path analysis. In the second stage, 30 experts were selected as a statistical sample for ranking criteria and in the third stage, 10 supply managers were selected to supplier ratings. Among the traditional criteria, the sub-criterion "quality" in the first rank and the sub-criterion "trading volume" in the last rank; Among the green criteria, "observance of necessary standards" as the most important sub-criterion and "observance of environmental issues" in the last rank; Among the resilience criteria, "agility" was in the first place and "complexity" in the last place. In the final evaluation of the main criteria, the criterion of "resilience" came in the first rank, the criterion of "green" in the second rank and the criterion of "traditional" in last.


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