A Survey of Integrated Group Decision Support Systems Involving Multiple Criteria

  • Peri H. Iz
  • Lorraine R. Gardiner


This paper surveys group decision support systems which use multiple criteria decision making tools in generating alternative solutions and/or resolving conflict among the parties involved in reaching a compromise. Two dimensions are considered in the analysis of the existing systems; the particular multiple criteria decision technique used to generate decision alternatives or to choose from a given set, and the method used to facilitate individual compromise and group consensus. The focus of the survey is on cooperative multiple criteria decision problems. Finally, a recapitulation of the survey is provided to detect the underlying trends in the design of existing integrated systems.


Analytic Hierarchy Process Group Decision Multiple Criterion Multiple Criterion Decision Group Decision Support System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peri H. Iz
    • 1
  • Lorraine R. Gardiner
    • 2
  1. 1.Information and Quantitative SciencesRobert G. Merrick School of Business University of BaltimoreBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of ManagementCollege of Business Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA

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