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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2020, 2(5); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2020.020508.

An Extensional Micmac Method to Identify the Key Factors


Jihkuang Chen

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Jihkuang Chen

Economics & Management College, Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province, 526061, China


The impact matrix cross reference multiplication applied to classification (MICMAC) method can be used to isolate key factors from complex factor sets. Recently, scholars have begun combined fuzzy theory with MICMAC operations to establish the fuzzy MICMAC (FMICMAC) for enhanced evaluation accuracy. A novel fuzzy integration method was developed in the present study to readily integrate expert opinions for combination with the MICMAC.However, traditional MICMAC methods do not account for the dual aspects (e.g., satisfaction/ dissatisfaction, interests/risks) of certain factors. Hence, This study proposed fuzzy integration method and dual-aspect MICMAC process to resolve this shortcoming, then applied to identify the key factors.


Impact matrix cross reference multiplication applied to classification, Micmac, Fmicmac, Dual-aspect micmac

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Jihkuang Chen. An Extensional Micmac Method to Identify the Key Factors. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2020) Vol. 2, Issue 5: 75-81. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2020.020508.


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