Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Strategic Decision Making

  • Gilberto MontibellerEmail author
  • Alberto Franco
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 103)


In this chapter we discuss the use of MCDA for supporting strategic decision making, particularly within strategy workshops. The chapter begins by exploring the nature of strategic decisions and the characteristics of the strategic decision making process. Specifically, we examine the technical issues associated with the content of strategic decisions, and the social aspects that characterise the processes within which they are created. These features lead us to propose a number of adaptations to the standard MCDA approach if it were to be used at a more strategic level. We make suggestions on how to implement these proposals, and illustrate them with examples drawn from real-world interventions in which we have participate das strategic decision support analysts.


Decision Analysis Strategic Decision Strategic Choice Epistemic Uncertainty Strategic Objective 
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  1. 1.Department of ManagementLondon School of EconomicsLondonUK
  2. 2.Warwick Business SchoolUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK

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