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EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
Volume 12, Issue 11 (November 2016), pp. 2771-2781

DOI: 10.12973/eurasia.2016.02303a

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Is the evaluation of the students’ values possible? An integrated approach to determining the weights of students’ personal goals using multiple-criteria methods

Stanislav Dadelo, Zenonas Turskis, Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas, Tomas Kačerauskas & Rūta Dadelienė


To maximize the effectiveness of a decision, it is necessary to support decision–making with integrated methods. It can be assumed that subjective evaluation (considering only absolute values) is only remotely connected with the evaluation of real processes. Therefore, relying solely on these values in process management decision–making would be a mistake because this might lead to the lack of agreement between the criteria of the process. The absolute values of criteria are required for decision making, while the integrated criteria evaluation is necessary for making consistent decisions, taking into account the relative values of the criteria as well.

Keywords: ranking, entropy, integrated method, aggregate weights

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