In recent years numerous publications in the field of Supply Chain Management have dealt with partner selection methods. So far, research has failed to offer a holistic approach for the selection of recycling partners that accounts for financial, social and environmental factors. In view of this fact, our ,;that supports recycling partner selection in the electrics and electronics industry. Based on a systematic literature review we identify limitations of existing approaches and design an integrated Fuzzy-AHP-TOPSIS model. In addition, relevant criteria for sustainable partner selection are determined. The approach is illustrated by means of an exemplary case study.


Sustainable Supply Chain Management Partner Selection Supplier Selection Recycling AHP Fuzzy TOPSIS Multi Criteria Decision Making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Wittstruck
    • 1
  • Frank Teuteberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Information Management and Corporate Governance, Research Group in Accounting and Information SystemsUniversity of OsnabrueckOsnabrueckGermany

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